Awtrey Middle School

Awtrey Middle School serves 870 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Awtrey Middle School operates within the Cobb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 870 students
Awtrey Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Awtrey Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Awtrey Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Awtrey Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Awtrey Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
10%
12%
Awtrey Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
28%
37%
Awtrey Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
51%
44%
Awtrey Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Awtrey Middle School Sch Ethnicity Awtrey 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.
0.65 0.66
Awtrey Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
27%
51%
Awtrey Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Awtrey Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,433 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
5
Number of Students Managed 112,433 3,298
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County 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 North Cobb High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Barber Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kennesaw Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kennesaw North Cobb High School
    3400 Old 41 Hwy Nw
    Kennesaw , GA , 30144
    (770)975-6685
    0.3  mi  |  2664  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Kennesaw Kennesaw Elementary School
    3155 Jiles Rd Nw
    Kennesaw , GA , 30144
    (678)594-8172
    1.2  mi  |  829  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Acworth Acworth Intermediate School
    4220 Cantrell Rd Nw
    Acworth , GA , 30101
    (770)975-6600
    1.3  mi  |  816  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Acworth Barber Middle School
    4222 Cantrell Rd Nw
    Acworth , GA , 30101
    (770)975-6764
    1.3  mi  |  978  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Acworth Baker Elementary School
    2361 Baker Rd Nw
    Acworth , GA , 30101
    (770)975-6629
    1.8  mi  |  796  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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