Gainesville Middle School

1581 Community Way,

Gainesville, GA, 30501

Tel: (770)534-4237
Grades: 6-8

1,419 students

Gainesville Middle School serves 1,419 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Gainesville Middle School operates within the Gainesville City School District.

Overview

The student population of 1419 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,419 students
Gainesville Middle School Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Gainesville Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Gainesville Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Gainesville Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Gainesville Middle School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
53%
12%
Gainesville Middle School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
20%
37%
Gainesville Middle School Black (2010-2012)
White
20%
44%
Gainesville Middle School White (2010-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gainesville Middle School Sch Ethnicity Gainesville Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.64 0.83
Gainesville Middle School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
72%
51%
Gainesville Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Gainesville Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,794 students has grown by 101% over five years.
School District Name Gainesville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 12,794 3,449
Gainesville City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $34 MM
District Spending $71 MM $36 MM
Gainesville City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,891 $9,939
Gainesville City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,135 $10,367
Gainesville City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Holland Core Knowledge Academy (0.5 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Gainesville, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Gainesville is J. J. Finley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.