Piney Grove Middle School

Piney Grove Middle School serves 1,120 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 1120 students has grown by 48% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,120 students
Piney Grove Middle School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Piney Grove Middle School Total Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Piney Grove Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 15:1
Piney Grove Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
12%
3%
Piney Grove Middle School Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
18%
13%
Piney Grove Middle School Black Students (2008-2013)
Black
6%
37%
Piney Grove Middle School Black Students (2008-2013)
White
60%
44%
Piney Grove Middle School White Students (2008-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Piney Grove Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.59 0.40
Piney Grove Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
20%
52%
Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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%
7%
Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,548 students has grown by 45% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,620 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,906 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Forsyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 44,548 3,197
Forsyth County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $344 MM $34 MM
Forsyth County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $385 MM $36 MM
Forsyth County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,620 $9,939
Forsyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,906 $10,367
Forsyth County School District 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 Grades Students
  • CummingShiloh Point Elementary School
    8145 Majors Rd
    CummingGA 30041
    (678)341-6481
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1216 students                      
  • CummingSouth Forsyth High School
    585 Peachtree Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)781-2264
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2135 students                      
  • Cumming Big Creek Elementary School
    1994 Peachtree Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)887-4584
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 651 students                      
  • Cumming Daves Creek Elementary School
    3740 Melody Mizer Ln
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)888-1222
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1162 students                      
  • Cumming South Forsyth Middle School
    4670 Windermere Parkway
    CummingGA 30041
    (770)888-3170
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 955 students                      

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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