Dickerson Middle School

Dickerson Middle School serves 1,207 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% 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 1207 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,207 students
Dickerson Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Dickerson Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dickerson 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 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.83. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
3%
Dickerson Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Dickerson Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
6%
37%
Dickerson Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
73%
44%
Dickerson Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dickerson Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dickerson 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 0.83
Dickerson 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.
4%
51%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 3,462
Cobb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM n/a
Cobb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM n/a
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $0
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $0
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 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 Students Grades
  • Marietta Mount Bethel Elementary School
    1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)578-7248
    0.5  mi  |  991  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta East Side Elementary School
    3850 Roswell Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)578-7200
    1.4  mi  |  1080  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Timber Ridge Elementary School
    5000 Timber Ridge Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)642-5621
    1.7  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marietta Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Walton High School
    Charter School
    1590 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)578-3225
    Charter School
    1.9  mi  |  2636  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Marietta Dodgen Middle School
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)578-2726
    2.1  mi  |  1179  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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