Burke County Middle School

356 Southside Dr

Waynesboro, GA 30830-0849

Grades: 6-8

983 students

Burke County Middle School serves 983 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Burke County Middle School operates within the Burke County School District.

Overview

The student population of 983 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 983 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
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 0.46 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 14:1 15:1
Black
67%
37%
White
31%
44%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.46 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.
69%
52%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,788 students has grown by 64% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,863 is less than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,908 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Burke County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 7,788 3,197
District Total Revenue $47 MM $34 MM
District Spending $52 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,863 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,908 $10,367
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 Burke County High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hephzibah Middle School (16.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waynesboro Primary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WaynesboroWaynesboro Primary School
    352 Southside Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-5125
    0 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 1134 students                      
  • WaynesboroBurke County High School
    1057 Burke Veterans Parkway
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-6691
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1182 students                      
  • WaynesboroBlakeney Elementary School
    100 Olympic Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-2265
    0.2 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 819 students                      
  • WaynesboroBurke County Life Center
    Alternative School
    305 Park Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-9199
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • HephzibahMcbean Elementary School
    1165 Hephzibah Mcbean Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3723
    12 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 479 students                      

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