D. R. Hill Middle School

  • D. R. Hill Middle School serves 629 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • D. R. Hill Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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D. R. Hill Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • D. R. Hill Middle School's student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • D. R. Hill Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of D. R. Hill Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank#702 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
21%
34%
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White
62%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in D. R. Hill Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpartanburg 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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