Claxton Middle School

Claxton Middle School serves 350 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Claxton Middle School operates within the Evans County School District.

Overview

The student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 350 students
Claxton Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Claxton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Claxton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more 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 13:1 15:1
Claxton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Claxton Middle School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
18%
12%
Claxton Middle School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
34%
37%
Claxton Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
43%
44%
Claxton Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Claxton Middle School Sch Ethnicity Claxton 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.
0.67 0.66
Claxton 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.
72%
51%
Claxton 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.
10%
7%
Claxton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Evans County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 1,825 3,298
Evans County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $34 MM
Evans County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $36 MM
Evans County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,632 $9,939
Evans County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,088 $10,367
Evans 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 Claxton High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claxton Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Claxton Claxton High School
    102 North Clark St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-3993
    0.2  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Claxton Cedarwood Psychoeducational Program
    Special Education School
    720 Church St
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-8888
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Claxton Claxton Elementary School
    6463 Us Hwy 301
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-2714
    1.2  mi  |  1074  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Claxton Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    3609 Bill Hodges Rd
    Claxton , GA , 30417
    (912)739-4807
    Alternative School
    2  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Collins Collins Elementary School
    720 North Main St
    Collins , GA , 30421
    (912)693-2455
    11.3  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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