237 Old Athens Hwy
Cornelia, GA 30531
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Habersham Middle School serves 458 students in grades 6-8.
South Habersham Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Habersham Middle School's student population of 458 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
458 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

South Habersham Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Habersham Middle School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#794 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
47%
17%
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Black
3%
36%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Calendar

View the South Habersham Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Fall Break (Events)
October 11, 2022 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break (Events)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break (Events)
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   12/5/2010
I think the quailty in academics are horrible, my kid came home and told me that he has not learned anything because his teacher does not teach well. He also told me that he feels aroused because the teachers are very aware on what he did at all times. I think this school should be shut down! I am not very happy with this school!
- Posted by Parent - spenc

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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