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Hopkinsville Middle School

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Posted October 25, 2011

We are a military family and my children have attended many schools from many areas. My sons have gone to Hopkinsville Middle. Bullying was never an issue because they have a zero tolerance. My boys loved going there. We all wish we could go back. The Teachers and Principal were very good keeping parents informed. Unfortunately one of my son's is currently attending a 2 star school. Hats off to Hopkinsville Middle.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2010

Hopkinsville Middle School. Let's see. I think that some teachers need more experience than they currently have, especially in the catigory or controlling the children, rather than teaching them. Many children have become upset at the recent 'Tuck In Your Shirt' Rule. If they arent 'sagging' Then there is no reason fro this, We should be able to express ourselves freely. Overall, The school Is alright. Im pretty happy going there.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 19, 2009

hopkinsvill middle school is a very great school they care an they try hard to help the students in workand ther the TIGERS there a very good school i like it and i go there....its not a bad school
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 12, 2009

I think the teachers and staff are really great but i think it is unfair that we have to tuck in our shirts and the facilty doesn't have to.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 9, 2008

I would suggest to anyone that moves into this area not to send their children to this facility. The instructors seem to have absolutely no control and lack of either commonsense or sensitivity. They not only enhance the negative atmosphere, but clearly lack social skills to communicate with any parent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2008

The school has some rl rude teachers my parents even agree but then there are some rly nice teachers, the consulers are great as well as the prinacal there are some preps and about an even amount of whites and blacks
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 5, 2008

HMS has great teachers and very intelligent students. Unfortunately, the No Child Left Behind Act, has caused teachers to tolerate behavior that would not be acceptable in other schools. Get rid of the students that disrupt learning and HMS would be a perfect public school.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 23, 2007

I removed my two daughters from this school after about one month there. Discipline is a huge problem at HMS, and the lack of it seriously impacts student achievement. God bless those parents and teachers who are trying to make it work out there. I just couldn't take the risk with my girls.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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.
Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 44% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
44%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 48% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
52%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
63%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 52% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
48%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 59% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 39% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
47%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Language Mechanics

All Students46%
Female54%
Male38%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students36%
Female39%
Male33%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female40%
Male41%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students45%
Female57%
Male34%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

All Students34%
Female36%
Male32%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracial30%
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female56%
Male54%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracial60%
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students69%
Female68%
Male70%
African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracial70%
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

All Students47%
Female50%
Male43%
African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female62%
Male48%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students67%
Female69%
Male65%
African American49%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students45%
Female59%
Male26%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
53%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2011.

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
41%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Until 2010-2011, Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. Beginning in 2011-2012, Kentucky switched to the K-PREP and EOC exams.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 36% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 36% in 2013.

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n/a

2012

 
 
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English II

The state average for English II was 56% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 51% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

22%
of schools in the state are Below average
49%
of schools in the state are Average
29%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Reading growth at this school

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1 This rating is based on 2012-13 K-PREP and EOC results from the Kentucky Department of Education.

2 This rating is based 2012-13 median growth percentiles from the Kentucky Department of Education.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 60% 81%
Black 32% 11%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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434 Koffman Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: (270) 887-7130

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