J. A. Dobbins Middle School

J. A. Dobbins Middle School serves 842 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
J. A. Dobbins Middle School operates within the Paulding County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 842 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 842 students
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % J. A. Dobbins Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade J. A. Dobbins Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Hispanic
10%
13%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
32%
37%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
54%
43%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.60 0.67
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
45%
56%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
11%
6%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Paulding County School District's student population of 28,434 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,406 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Paulding County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
5
Number of Students Managed 28,434 3,284
Paulding County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $268 MM n/a
Paulding County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $289 MM n/a
Paulding County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,406 n/a
Paulding County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,154 n/a
Paulding County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Hiram High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Irma C. Austin Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bessie L. Baggett Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Powder SpringsBessie L. Baggett Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
    0.2 miles
    948 Williams Lake Rd
    Powder SpringsGA 30127
    (678)460-1570
    0.2PK-5696
  • HiramSam D. Panter Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 601 students
    1.9 miles
    190 Panter School Rd
    HiramGA 30141
    (770)443-4303
    1.9KG-5601
  • DouglasvilleHal Hutchens Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 864 students
    2.5 miles
    586 Clonts Rd
    DouglasvilleGA 30134
    (678)838-2683
    2.5PK-5864
  • HiramHiram High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1565 students
    3.1 miles
    702 Virgie Ballentine Dr
    HiramGA 30141
    (770)443-1182
    3.19-121565
  • HiramHiram Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 647 students
    3.2 miles
    200 Seaboard Ave
    HiramGA 30141
    (770)443-3392
    3.2PK-5647

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