Hancock Central Middle School

11311 Ga Highway 15
Sparta, GA 31087
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hancock Central Middle School serves 154 students in grades 6-8.
Hancock Central Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hancock Central Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Hancock Central Middle School's student population of 154 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Hancock Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hancock Central Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1864 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
18%
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Black
93%
36%
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White
4%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hancock Central Middle School's ranking?
Hancock Central Middle School is ranked #1864 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Hancock Central Middle School?
154 students attend Hancock Central Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Hancock Central Middle School students are Black, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hancock Central Middle School?
Hancock Central Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hancock Central Middle School offer ?
Hancock Central Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hancock Central Middle School part of?
Hancock Central Middle School is part of Hancock County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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