Snelson-golden Middle School

465 Coates Rd
Hinesville, GA 31313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Snelson-golden Middle School serves 715 students in grades 6-8.
Snelson-golden 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 25% (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 31% (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 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Snelson-golden Middle School's student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Snelson-golden 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 Snelson-golden Middle School is 0.59, 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
#1552 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
61%
37%
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White
15%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberty County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Snelson-golden Middle School is Bradwell Institute (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lewis Frasier Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph Martin Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hinesville Joseph Martin Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 628 students
    0.1 miles
    1000 Joseph Martin Rd
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 368-3114
    0.1 K-5 628
  • Hinesville Button Gwinnett Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,110 student
    1.3 miles
    635 Taylor Rd
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 876-0146
    1.3 PK-5 1,110
  • Hinesville Bradwell Institute Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,670 student
    1.6 miles
    100 Pafford St
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 876-6121
    1.6 9-12 1,670
  • Hinesville Liberty County High School Math: 20% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,119 student
    3.1 miles
    3216 E Oglethorpe Hwy
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 876-4316
    3.1 9-12 1,119
  • Hinesville Frank Long Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
    3.7 miles
    920 Long Frasier Dr
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    (912) 368-3595
    3.7 K-5 613

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