Hephzibah Elementary School

  • Hephzibah Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

Hephzibah Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Hephzibah Elementary School's student population of 399 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hephzibah Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hephzibah Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1771 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hephzibah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hephzibah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hephzibah Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hephzibah Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hephzibah Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.600.68
This chart display the diversity score of Hephzibah Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hephzibah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hephzibah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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