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South Atlanta School Of Health And Medical Science

Public | 9-12 | 347 students

 

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Posted May 17, 2013

South Atlanta (School of Health and Medical) I love South Atlanta because the school keeps the parents updated on any and ALL information in reference to the students and school. They school offer several afterschool progams to help assist the students. Dr. Ford has made great changes, super leader, caring and loving person.
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Posted January 18, 2012

I don't know anything about this school but someone from this phone number keeps calling me and hanging up. 404-802-5050. Thanks for the annoyance. Would you please stop?


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 93% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
73%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 80% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
87%
Scale: % at or above passing

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 95% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
56%
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
90%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
34%
Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%
Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
65%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
30%
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
25%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
13%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 37%
Hispanic 2% 12%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students School social worker/counselors(s)
College counselor(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
Speech and language therapist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Patricia Ford

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • College counselor(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Auditorium
  • College/career center
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Parent center
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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School leaders, update and verify information here.

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800 Hutchens Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30354
Phone: (404) 802-5050

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