Heard County Middle School

  • Heard County Middle School serves 462 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Heard County Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Heard County Middle School's student population of 462 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heard County Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Middle School is 0.29, 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#199 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
84%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heard County Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.290.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heard County Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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