School Details

William S. Hutchings Career Center

2004 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31204
(478) 779-2535
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 284 students 18 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

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Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT)

In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
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Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2011
  • Bibb County Public Schools average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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End-of-Course-Tests (EOCT)

In 2011-2012 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.
  • This school in 2011
  • Bibb County Public Schools average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

William S. Hutchings Career Center is a public high school in Macon. The principal of William S. Hutchings Career Center is Clarence Russell Chesser, who can be contacted at rchesser.hutchingscc@bibb.k12.ga.us. 284 students attend William S. Hutchings Career Center and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 1% of the William S. Hutchings Career Center students are "limited in English proficiency." 71% of the 284 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 87% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at William S. Hutchings Career Center is 18:1. Howard High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 84% 73%
Hispanic 4% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 12% 22%
Asian 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.09%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 75%
Limited English proficiency 1% 1%
Economically disadvantaged 71% 72%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I am a parent of a child with a learning disorder. I decided to send her to Hutchings this year because there are fewer students and thus smaller class sizes. She has been thrilled with the school and her teachers show great leadership skills concerning children with learning disabilities. They have tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays which helps immensely. The parent can stay in touch with the teachers through e-mail which is always answered promptly or by way of the parent portal. The parent can call at any time and talk to administration about most concerns. The teachers are the main reason my child loves this school. They are always willing to help when asked and go the extra mile to help the student understand the material.

  • (5 years ago)

    I'm going to be a senior this year and yeah it maybe a little lame that there is no sports but the teachers and staff are mmazing. They are always willing to help. You have to admit that no matter what school you go to there is going to be a certain level of lameness. In my case i am extremely close to my graduating class because the school is small you can actually get to know all your classmates.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school isn't good at all the administration isn't good they pick there favorites. The teachers are the same they don't help the kids unless they ask for help when they need to be help and they care more about dress code than they do the grades!

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a Junior at Hutchings Career Center. The teachers are amazing when it comes to breaking down the material for us. The keep us focused and interested. The staff is really friend and strict when they need to be. I could not ask for a better school to go to

  • (9 years ago)

    I liked it it is a small school and the teachers there really do care about the kids. They are involved in the students learning and will tutuor if needed. The smaller student/teacher ratio really helps students excel. There are no sports there but there are clubs like FBLA and Beta to name a few. Parents are welcome to involve themselves in the school environment. They also offer training in a career feild and teach children what it takes in the real world of work. It is a great school in my opinion and I would encourage any parent to put their children there.

  • (9 years ago)

    I feel really good about sending my child to Hutchings Career Center. Negative feedback about the Career lead me to believe this school was for students with academic and behavioral problems. I was highly impressed with the school the academic programs the principal and the teachers during open house(orientation). Afterwards I did not have a problem with my son attending Huctchings Career Center. He's happy taking Honor Classes and eager to learn as never before. I would recommend this school to anyone who wants to challenge their student. As a parent I am excited about what I can do in helping to keep this school a great one and improving in the future! Check It Out For Yourself! Satisfied Parent

  • (10 years ago)

    My child has been at the Hutchings Career Center since last year. I have never met a more concerned dedicated staff who are determined to get the best out of every student. Many parents don't know about this program and when I talk about it they think it is for students who are not as smart as other kids. That is not the case. My child is taking honors level classes and is taking classes to prepare her to go into a career or to college. The staff at Hutchings believes in teaching the whole child not just the child's mind. I am grateful every day my daughter walks through those doors.

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