Hilsman Middle School

870 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hilsman Middle School serves 694 students in grades 6-8.
Hilsman 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 31% (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 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hilsman Middle School's student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Hilsman 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 Hilsman Middle School is 0.58, 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
#1506 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
61%
37%
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White
19%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClarke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hilsman Middle School is Cedar Shoals High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clarke Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gaines Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Athens Cedar Shoals High School Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,448 student
    0.8 miles
    1300 Cedar Shoals Dr
    Athens, GA 30605
    (706) 546-5375
    0.8 9-12 1,448
  • Athens Gaines Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
    0.8 miles
    900 Gaines School Rd
    Athens, GA 30605
    (706) 357-5333
    0.8 PK-5 512
  • Athens Barnett Shoals Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    1.8 miles
    3220 Barnett Shoals Rd
    Athens, GA 30605
    (706) 357-5334
    1.8 PK-5 562
  • Athens Whit Davis Road Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    2.3 miles
    1450 Whit Davis Rd
    Athens, GA 30605
    (706) 369-1036
    2.3 PK-5 594
  • Athens Barrow Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 576 students
    2.8 miles
    100 Pinecrest Dr
    Athens, GA 30605
    (706) 543-2676
    2.8 PK-5 576

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