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North Hall Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 875 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted December 3, 2010

I think North Hall Middle School is an amazing school! i had to move at the end of my 7th grade year, so i didnt get to continue on with all my friends. The teachers and students make a fun environment and everyone trys hard! whenever i needed help with something my teacher wanted to help cause they wanted me to understand and get good grades. the sport programs are also very fun and everyone does their best! I miss this school so much and i will never forget it! One of the best schools ever!!


Posted July 16, 2010

ok i go to nhms and i love if i could choose to go to any school i would say no cause im most happiest here i love it altough it can be hard being in 8th grade cause over the years alot of friends moved its ok cause alot more friends are here to stay s oi love north hall and nothing gonna change my mind


Posted February 7, 2010

I have a child who goes to north hall middle and it is fantastic!!! The scores are good and the teachers are excellent!!!! There aren't any gangs and I would know since my daughter tells me everything and it is also very clean compared to other schools around. My husband used to inspect the schools around to make sure they were clean and this school(and the high/elementary school) are most definitely the cleanest by far! It was a tough decision to pick which school our daughter would go to and this one is awesome! Amazing! It's just a great, clean school. :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2008

As a parent of an eighth grader, we have been very pleased with the educational and extra-cirricular opportunities at NHMS. Our son has had the opportunity to take 4 high school level honors classes, which is ahead of local private schools. Supportive and interested administration and teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2008

There are lots of clicks and the school staff favor the parents who shower the school with donations. This school is all about image and money. Every extra activity is expensive. And the school is always cramming some fund raiser in your face, and the items they ask you to buy or sell are also expensive. Equality is missing in this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2007

My daughter just started her third year at NHMS and it's been a wonderful experience. Mr. Brown, who took over as principal last year, is absolutely the best. He knows all the kids and is their biggest cheerleader. The teachers have been great- my daughter made significant strides in science and math and her passion for writing has been encouraged. I love this school- it's the perfect fit for my child!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2007

My daughter did extremely well in all subjects at NHMS. Her Algebra teacher was very good and math became a favorite subject. Her 6th grade Science teacher was also excellent! My child flourished & thrived under these great teachers, both of whom have terrific personalities! The Asst. principal, Mrs. Jenkins, was wonderful & helpful through all three years - excellent job!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2005

I think North Hall Middle is a better than average school. It's, in my opinion, better than Chestatee Middle in several ways. The only problem that I have with North Hall Middle is the principal. She is suspicious of anything any of the students do and she does not go along with the rules very well.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 92% in 2013.

244 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 96% in 2013.

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

253 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 93% in 2013.

277 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 95% in 2013.

279 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 85% in 2013.

281 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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92%

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

280 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

275 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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97%

2012

 
 
96%

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95%

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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

275 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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89%

2012

 
 
81%

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75%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 97% in 2013.

277 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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97%

2012

 
 
97%

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99%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

279 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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79%

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82%

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68%

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80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

277 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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74%

2012

 
 
69%

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67%

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73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 82% in 2012.

285 students were tested at this school in 2012.

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85%

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89%

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92%

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88%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA 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

9th Grade Literature

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Algebra I

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

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American Literature

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

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Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

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Coordinate Algebra

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

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Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

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Integrated Math I

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

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Integrated Math II

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

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Physical Science

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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U.S. History

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

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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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 83% 44%
Hispanic 13% 12%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Black 1% 37%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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4856 Rilla Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
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