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About This School

Heritage Middle School is a public middle school. The principal of Heritage Middle School is John Christopher Lusk, who can be contacted at 1,045 children attend Heritage Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Heritage Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 32% of the 1,045 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 37% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Heritage Middle School is 16:1. Harvest Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 91% 91%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 1%
Asian 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 43%
Limited English proficiency 0% 1%
Economically disadvantaged 32% 41%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Heritage HS is by far excellent....growing in year with each and every sport but most off all in CLASS and respect. My daughter attends and will be one of the first classes that started in Heritage Middle and will be one of the proud choice individuals to graduate in 2012... The first to attend both schools from the beginning. Looking forward to next year as we will be stronger and go all the way. GO GENERALS

  • (3 years ago)

    We have an AMAZING school! Not only are we extremely lucky to have gifted and involved teachers and principals the students are a large family. We support each other whether we're a jock band kid or a member of the Academic Bowl. Our band ranks as one of the best in the state having eight All-State players tying with two other schools at first place. We have an astounding athletic program winning several championship titles. Our principal encourages each student in their individual way whether it be pulling you out during math to wish you luck on a writing test or in assemblies. We say it all the time and it's a true phrase. "It is GREAT to be a Heritage General!!!!"

  • (4 years ago)

    I have four children in the Catoosa County school system. My 14 year old is presently a freshman at HHS while my 13 year old is an 8th grader at HMS. I have found that the teachers the administrators the lunch ladies and even the librarian have been extremely easy to communicate with and when matters of discipline have come up the school has been fair and just. The focus has been on turning the kids into independent critical thinkers who are prepared for college and for life not just on passing aptitude tests. I have been impressed with the amount of encouragement there is to get parents involved because I think everyone understands that at the end of the day the child's real education begins and ends at home. I have also been impressed w/the amount of education there is for parents showing them the resources in the County.

  • (4 years ago)

    we are very proud to have a very amazing school system and we love the extra curricular activities we like to have an art class again but all the same it is an awesome school and we enjoy it very much

  • (5 years ago)

    I have two daughters enrolled in HMS at this time and have found the school's administrators and teachers to be very responsive and fair with both. They have treated my children fairly and respectfully and have helped both to develop self discipline and to honestly speculate about and plan for their futures. They have grown academically have developed outside interests and are growing into fantastic people. I know that their upbringing in this house has been the main reason but I also know that the main body of their time now is spent in school - and that school has been a wonderful extension what we already value. 5 Stars!!

  • (5 years ago)

    Great learning facility! Inspiring and caring teachers and leaders.

  • (6 years ago)

    i love this school i went there the first three years it was open go class of 2012 all the teachers are awesome we love you mr.wynn

  • (6 years ago)

    I am currently a student at HMS. This school is amazing!

  • (6 years ago)

    i liked this school. i went there the first year it was built. i was in 8th grade. i think it was probally mt favorite school year so far. ]]

  • (8 years ago)

    this school is so awesome!!!!! we love this school i am so glad that i came to heritage from rms!! we love all the teachers and the help and encouragement that is provided by the staff. we love you mr. bradford!!!! go generals!!!!

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