Richmond Hill High School in Richmond Hill, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,757
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    276 3.2
  • Ranking

Richmond Hill High School is a public school in Richmond Hill, Georgia. It has 1,757 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 276 reviews written and they have been mixed.

1 Wildcat Dr
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
(912) 459-5151

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 276 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Overall Experience: I've been in this school system since Pre-K. I strongly dislike many things about this school, but overall I am thankful for the opportunity to have been an environment that I did not have to be afraid. I have never been intimated or scared. In my four years of being there, there has only been one fight and its a very calm enviroment....However: I have experienced so much racism from teachers, students, parents, and administration. I would never recommend this school to a student of a minority group.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: food may be better now
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: i think that fighting during school affected students and the staff. Administration handled all issues without discretion to any one person
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: my teachers followed their guidelines and were willing to give extra credit only if you showed the initiative of trying the first time
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: the school might have a lot of upgrades now

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.00 Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School Public
3.00 Richmond Hill Elementary School Public
2.33 Richmond Hill Primary School Public
3.00 Richmond Hill Middle School Public
2.33 Southwest Middle School Public, Magnet
2.66 Southwest Elementary School Public
2.66 Georgetown School Public
Butler Academy Private, Religious

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Windsor Forest High School 10 mi. 1,191
2.00 Beach High School 15 mi. 906
1.66 Groves High School 16 mi. 831
2.66 Liberty County High School 14 mi. 1,106
1.66 Jenkins High School 15 mi. 1,155

Around Richmond Hill High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Richmond Hill High School United States Beach High School Groves High School Jenkins High School Liberty County High School Windsor Forest High School
White 69.0% 51.0% 5.0% 12.0% 22.0% 31.0% 23.0%
African American 16.0% 15.0% 90.0% 73.0% 67.0% 54.0% 63.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 1.0% 8.0% 3.0% 8.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 0% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.6%
Grade 10 25.7%
Grade 11 23.0%
Grade 12 21.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 34% Yes
  • 41% Not sure.
  • 24% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% Marching band
  • 23% Mr. Traywick. Take any of his classes
  • 18% School spirit
  • 14% Certain teacher: AP & honors subjects mostly
  • 5% Nothing.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 40% Administration is disconnected and unaware
  • 25% They focus more on football than academics
  • 25% Lack of stability with administration
  • 5% Poor guidance counselor
  • 5% Unaddressed Racism

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 19 responses

  • 68% We have an east & west campus
  • 11% The band program
  • 11% JROTC PROGRAM
  • 5% There is always a second chance
  • 5% Nothing. This is a sterotypical high school.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 32% Very football oriented
  • 21% Big
  • 16% Rednecks
  • 16% Preppy rich kids
  • 5% No game spirit
  • 5% Drama
  • 5% White Priviledge.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 33% Stay on the teachers' good side
  • 22% Walk on the right side of the hallway!
  • 17% Make sure you have smart friends
  • 17% All of the above
  • 11% Have low expectations for lunch.
  • 0% Worry about you. Focus on you and yours.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 6% I hate everything about this school.