Hillgrove High School

Academic Rating

9 out of 10

Rank: 32nd in Georgia

Hillgrove High School receives a EasyCollege academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation.



The Hillgrove High School student body is mainly White with a significant Black population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific2.5%57
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races2.9%67


Upper 7% of Georgia high schools

16.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Georgia high school median of 53%. By this measure, Hillgrove High School students are largely wealthy and rank 27th in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

7 out of 10

Rank: 83rd in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students91%
Georgia Median85%
Black90% to 94%*
Hispanic80% to 89%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 22nd in Georgia

Students at Hillgrove High School scored an average 63% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 28% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.8% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls69%65% to 69%*
Boys64%50% to 54%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*-
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*50% or more*
Black50% to 54%*45% to 49%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*50% or more*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

5 out of 10

Rank: 192nd in Georgia

410 out of 1,056 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (39%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Georgia median rate of 38% and in the top 49% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 65th in Georgia

Hillgrove High School offers 33 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 90% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. Hillgrove High School had 647 taking AP exams with a 448 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 69% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Courses Offered 33

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.6%14
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%8

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.2%4
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.6%142
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.4%73


Hillgrove High School
4165 Luther Ward Rd
Powder Springs, GA

10 out of 10 1


Cobb County
Marietta, GA

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