Dickerson Middle School

Dickerson Middle School serves 1,216 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Dickerson Middle School operates within the Cobb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1216 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,216 students
Dickerson Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Dickerson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dickerson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 16:1 15:1
Dickerson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
3%
Dickerson Middle School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Dickerson Middle School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
6%
37%
Dickerson Middle School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
74%
44%
Dickerson Middle School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Dickerson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dickerson 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.
0.43 0.40
Dickerson Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
5%
52%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2013)
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.
1%
7%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 114,317 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,375 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,180 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
116
5
Number of Students Managed 114,317 3,197
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb 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 Walton High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dodgen Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Bethel Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MariettaMount Bethel Elementary School
    1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
    MariettaGA 30068
    (770)578-7248
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 985 students                      
  • MariettaEast Side Elementary School
    3850 Roswell Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-7200
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1196 students                      
  • Marietta Timber Ridge Elementary School
    5000 Timber Ridge Rd
    MariettaGA 30068
    (770)642-5621
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 612 students                      
  • Marietta Walton High School
    Charter School
    1590 Bill Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-3225
    Charter School

    1.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2636 students                      
  • MariettaDodgen Middle School
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)578-2726
    2.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1188 students                      

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