Hightower Trail Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,063
Best Middle School in Georgia
#10
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Cobb County
Type Public
 Phone (770)578-7225
 Location 3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
Charter School No

Hightower Trail Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 10th in the best public middle schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The Hightower Trail Middle School student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White78.4%833
Black5.7%61
Hispanic4.4%47
Asian Pacific8.1%86
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.1%33

Family Income

vs. other Georgia middle schools
Upper 1.2%

4.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia middle school median of 59.7%. By this measure, Hightower Trail Middle School students are largely wealthy and rank 5th in Georgia for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade348
7th Grade351
8th Grade364
Total1,063

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
77%
Rank in Georgia
10th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Hightower Trail Middle School scored an average 77% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 2.7% of Georgia middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls75%83%
Boys77%73%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*90% to 94%*
Black45% to 49%*45% to 49%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*70% to 79%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
White77%79%
With Disabilites35% to 39%*40% to 44%*
Limited English50% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.9%40
Boys5.5%29
Girls2.2%11
Georgia Median15.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.4%2
Girls0.4%2

Location

Hightower Trail Middle School
3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
Marietta, GA
30062
(770)578-7225

10 out of 10 1

District

Cobb County
Marietta, GA