Heard County High School

Heard County High School serves 618 students in grades 9-12.
Heard County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Heard County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Heard County High School's student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Heard County High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Heard County High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#515 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
12%
37%
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White
81%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.69
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHeard County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heard County High School is Callaway High School (16.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Heard County Middle School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklin Heard County Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 462 students
    1.9 miles
    269 Old Field Rd
    Franklin, GA 30217
    (706) 675-9247
    1.9 6-8 462
  • Franklin Heard Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
    2.6 miles
    4647 Pea Ridge Rd
    Franklin, GA 30217
    (706) 675-3687
    2.6 PK-5 697
  • Franklin Centralhatchee Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 192 students
    5.8 miles
    315 Centralhatchee Pkwy
    Franklin, GA 30217
    (770) 854-4002
    5.8 PK-5 192
  • Lagrange Hillcrest Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    11.3 miles
    3116 Robert Hayes Rd
    Lagrange, GA 30240
    (706) 812-7940
    11.3 PK-5 405
  • Roopville Roopville Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
    12.7 miles
    60 Old Carrollton Rd
    Roopville, GA 30170
    (770) 854-4421
    12.7 PK-5 390

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