Piney Grove Middle School

Piney Grove Middle School serves 1,004 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Piney Grove Middle School operates within the Forsyth County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1004 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,004 students
Piney Grove Middle School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Piney Grove Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Piney Grove Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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 15:1
Asian
12%
3%
Hispanic
17%
12%
Black
6%
37%
White
60%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Piney Grove Middle School Sch Ethnicity Piney Grove 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.
0.60 0.40
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.
19%
51%
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.
5%
7%
Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,006 students has grown by 32% over five years.
School District Name Forsyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
6
Number of Students Managed 43,006 3,449
District Total Revenue $344 MM $34 MM
Forsyth County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $385 MM $36 MM
Forsyth County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,620 $9,939
Forsyth County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,906 $10,367
Forsyth County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • CummingShiloh Point Elementary School
    8145 Majors Rd
    CummingGA 30041
    (678)341-6481
    0.1 mi | 1215 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CummingSouth Forsyth High School
    585 Peachtree Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)781-2264
    0.5 mi | 1852 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CummingHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Big Creek Elementary School
    1994 Peachtree Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)887-4584
    2 mi | 609 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CummingHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Daves Creek Elementary School
    3740 Melody Mizer Ln
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)888-1222
    2.1 mi | 1065 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CummingHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award South Forsyth Middle School
    2865 Old Atlanta Rd
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)888-3170
    2.3 mi | 904 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 17, 2011 - It an AWESOME SCHOOL - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended February 06, 2011 - 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

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Did You Know?
Cumming, 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 0.35, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Cumming is George W. Whitlow Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.