Morgan Road Middle School

3635 Hiers Blvd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Morgan Road Middle School serves 668 students in grades 6-8.
Morgan Road 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 6% (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 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Morgan Road Middle School's student population of 668 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Morgan Road 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 Morgan Road Middle School is 0.17, 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
#2130 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
91%
37%
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White
4%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morgan Road Middle School is Glenn Hills High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freedom Park Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jamestown Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hephzibah Jamestown Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 309 students
    0.0 miles
    3637 Hiers Blvd
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    (706) 796-4760
    0 PK-5 309
  • Hephzibah Deer Chase Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
    1.4 miles
    1780 Deer Chase Ln
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    (706) 772-6240
    1.4 PK-5 550
  • Augusta Tobacco Road Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    1.9 miles
    2397 Tobacco Rd
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 796-4658
    1.9 PK-5 440
  • Augusta Meadowbrook Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 413 students
    2.0 miles
    3630 Goldfinch Dr
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 796-4915
    2 PK-5 413
  • Augusta Freedom Park Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 732 students
    2.1 miles
    345 42nd St Bldg 43400
    Augusta, GA 30905
    (706) 796-8428
    2.1 PK-8 732

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