Hephzibah Middle School

  • Hephzibah Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Hephzibah Middle School operates within the Richmond County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students550 students
Hephzibah Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hephzibah Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Hephzibah Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHephzibah Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Hephzibah Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Hephzibah Middle School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Hephzibah Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
37%
37%
Hephzibah Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
57%
42%
Hephzibah Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Hephzibah Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHephzibah Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.67
Hephzibah Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
96%
57%
Hephzibah Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Hephzibah Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Richmond County School District's student population of 31,823 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,762 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,075 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameRichmond County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
5
Number of Students Managed31,8233,306
Richmond County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$345 MM$36 MM
Richmond County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$355 MM$34 MM
Richmond County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,762$10,365
Richmond County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,075$9,935
Richmond County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • HephzibahHephzibah High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 976 students
    0.5 miles
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    HephzibahGA 30815
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  • HephzibahHephzibah Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    1 miles
    2542 Ga Highway 88
    HephzibahGA 30815
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  • HephzibahDiamond Lakes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    2.1 miles
    4153 Windsor Spring Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)771-2881
    2.1PK-5588
  • HephzibahWillis Foreman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    2.8 miles
    2413 Willis Foreman Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3991
    2.8PK-5370
  • HephzibahPine Hill Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
    3 miles
    2147 Mcelmurray Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
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    36-8607

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