Burke County Middle School

356 Southside Dr

Waynesboro, GA 30830-0849

Tel: (706)554-3532
Grades: 6-8

926 students

Burke County Middle School serves 926 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% 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 926 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 926 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Students by Grade Burke County Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 13:1 15:1
Black
69%
37%
White
28%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Burke County Middle School Sch Ethnicity Burke County 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.
0.45 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%
51%
Burke County Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,874 students has grown by 66% over five years.
School District Name Burke County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 7,874 3,449
District Total Revenue $47 MM $34 MM
Burke County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $52 MM $36 MM
Burke County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,863 $9,939
Burke County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,908 $10,367
Burke 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 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 Students Grades
  • WaynesboroWaynesboro Primary School
    352 Southside Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-5125
    0 mi | 1148 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • WaynesboroBurke County High School
    1057 Burke Veterans Parkway
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-6691
    0.2 mi | 1213 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WaynesboroBlakeney Elementary School
    100 Olympic Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-2265
    0.2 mi | 871 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • HephzibahMcbean Elementary School
    1165 Hephzibah Mcbean Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3723
    12 mi | 513 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SardisS G A Elementary School
    1265 Charles Perry Ave
    SardisGA 30456
    (912)569-4322
    14.8 mi | 372 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Georgia 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 0.40, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.