Ben Hill County Middle School



Ben Hill County Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Hill County Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 225
7 246
8 260
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Hill County Middle School is a public elementary school located in Fitzgerald, GA in the Ben Hill County School District. It enrolls 731 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 731
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.4

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Ben Hill County Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 380
(52%)
1,299
(51%)
 Female 351
(48%)
1,243
(49%)

Ben Hill County Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 334
(46%)
1,077
(42%)
 Black 312
(43%)
1,089
(43%)
 Hispanic 63
(9%)
288
(11%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
63
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ben Hill County Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 532
(73%)
1,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 138
(19%)
439
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(8%)
175
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ben Hill County Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ben Hill County Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 719
2006 707
2007 702
2008 717
2009 696
2010 755
2011 767
2012 731

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 12.9
2007 12.4
2008 14.5
2009 15
2010 15.4
2011 15.7
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70931849791377
2006 0.71287128712871
2007 0.75213675213675
2008 0.77405857740586
2009 0.77298850574713
2010 0.80132450331126
2011 0.78487614080834
2012 0.81121751025992

Compare Ben Hill County Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 81.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ben Hill County Middle School
Fitzgerald, GA
Public 06 - 08 731 14.8:1  
Ben Hill County Primary School
Fitzgerald, GA
Public PK - 02 1,104 21.1:1 1 miles
Ben Hill Elementary School
Fitzgerald, GA
Public 03 - 05 707 14.3:1 2 miles
Irwin County Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 909 16.4:1 13 miles
Irwin County Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 393 15.7:1 14 miles
Wilcox County Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 279 14.6:1 17 miles
Wilcox County Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 638 15.2:1 17 miles
Ambrose Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 407 15.1:1 19 miles
Tiftarea Academy
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Private PK - 12 653 14:1 23 miles
Northside Primary School
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Public KG - 03 383 13.4:1 25 miles
G. O. Bailey Primary School
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Public PK - 03 857 21.8:1 26 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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