South Effingham Middle School

South Effingham Middle School serves 988 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
South Effingham Middle School operates within the Effingham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 988 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 988 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less 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 18:1 15:1
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
7%
37%
White
87%
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.
0.24 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.
28%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,536 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Effingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 11,536 3,197
District Total Revenue $117 MM $34 MM
District Spending $117 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,320 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,307 $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 South Effingham High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Effingham County Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Effingham Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GuytonSouth Effingham High School
    1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-7511
    0 mi | 1475 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GuytonSouth Effingham Elementary School
    767 Kolic Helmey Rd
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-3801
    3.8 mi | 743 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GuytonSand Hill Elementary School
    199 Stagecoach Ave
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-5112
    4.2 mi | 608 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BloomingdaleBloomingdale Elementary School
    101 East Main St
    BloomingdaleGA 31302
    (912)395-3680
    4.6 mi | 439 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PoolerGodley Station School
    2135 Benton Blvd
    PoolerGA 31322
    (912)395-6000
    6.1 mi | 1561 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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