Herschel Jones Middle School

100 Stadium Dr
Dallas, GA 30132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Herschel Jones Middle School serves 714 students in grades 6-8.
Herschel Jones 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) 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 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Herschel Jones Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Herschel Jones Middle School's student population of 714 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Herschel Jones Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Herschel Jones Middle School is 0.67, 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
#1407 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
36%
37%
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White
43%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaulding County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herschel Jones Middle School is Paulding County High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lena Mae Moses Middle School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dallas Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Dallas Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.0 miles
    520 Hardee St
    Dallas, GA 30132
    (770) 443-8018
    1 PK-5 426
  • Dallas Northside Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 490 students
    1.8 miles
    2223 Cartersville Hwy
    Dallas, GA 30132
    (770) 443-7008
    1.8 PK-5 490
  • Dallas Paulding County High School Math: 25% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,799 student
    2.4 miles
    1297 Villa Rica Hwy
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-8008
    2.4 9-12 1,799
  • Dallas Lena Mae Moses Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 640 students
    3.0 miles
    1066 Old County Farm Rd
    Dallas, GA 30132
    (770) 443-8727
    3 6-8 640
  • Dallas Allgood Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 914 students
    3.7 miles
    312 Hart Rd
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-8070
    3.7 PK-5 914

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I truly love HJMS! I have worked here since 2004 and have absolutely enjoyed the staff and students. Thanks sooo much!!!!!
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5  
hjms is a very good school. although it did not meet AYP hjms has very good students. it has a very good fotballteam wich they were the championships for the last 3 years. the school is probbly the most diverse in the county but that helps fun times grow . they improve their attedndance everyday. and is getting very smart. i reccomend hjms.
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