Piney Grove Middle School

Piney Grove Middle School serves 1,176 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Piney Grove Middle School operates within the Forsyth County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1176 students has grown by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,176 students
Piney Grove Middle School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Piney Grove Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Piney Grove Middle School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Piney Grove Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 17:1 16:1
Piney Grove Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
15%
4%
Piney Grove Middle School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
18%
13%
Piney Grove Middle School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
6%
37%
Piney Grove Middle School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
59%
43%
Piney Grove Middle School White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Piney Grove Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Piney Grove Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.40
Piney Grove Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
17%
56%
Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
2%
6%
Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,691 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,807 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,372 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 26% over four years.
School District Name Forsyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 40,691 3,213
Forsyth County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $336 MM $36 MM
Forsyth County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $321 MM $34 MM
Forsyth County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,807 $10,365
Forsyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,372 $9,935
Forsyth 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 South Forsyth High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Forsyth Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shiloh Point Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CummingShiloh Point Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1256 students8145 Majors Rd
    CummingGA 30041
    (678)341-6481
    0.1PK-51256
  • CummingSouth Forsyth High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2489 students585 Peachtree Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)781-2264
    0.59-122489
  • Cumming Big Creek Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 851 students1994 Peachtree Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)887-4584
    2PK-5851
  • Cumming Daves Creek Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1295 students3740 Melody Mizer Ln
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)888-1222
    2.1PK-51295
  • Cumming South Forsyth Middle School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1020 students4670 Windermere Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)888-3170
    2.36-81020

School Reviews

It an AWESOME SCHOOL
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/17/11
The school is a lot cleaner than most schools in the county, and all classes have a promethean board installed in the wall.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/06/11

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