Dickerson Middle School

Dickerson Middle School serves 1,238 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Dickerson Middle School operates within the Cobb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1238 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,238 students
Dickerson Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dickerson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Dickerson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dickerson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Dickerson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
17%
4%
Dickerson Middle School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Dickerson Middle School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
6%
37%
Dickerson Middle School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
71%
43%
Dickerson Middle School White Students (1995-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Dickerson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.40
Dickerson Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
56%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Cobb County School District's student population of 110,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,277 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,889 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
5
Number of Students Managed 110,001 3,213
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,102 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,061 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,277 $10,365
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,889 $9,935
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Walton High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dodgen Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Bethel Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MariettaMount Bethel Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 1003 students
    0.5 miles
    1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
    MariettaGA 30068
    (770)578-7248
    0.5KG-51003
  • MariettaEast Side Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1280 students
    1.4 miles
    3850 Roswell Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-7200
    1.4PK-51280
  • Marietta Timber Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    1.7 miles
    5000 Timber Ridge Rd
    MariettaGA 30068
    (770)642-5621
    1.7PK-5607
  • Marietta Walton High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2732 students
    1.9 miles
    1590 Bill Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-3225
    1.99-122732
  • MariettaDodgen Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1163 students
    2.1 miles
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-2726
    2.16-81163

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