Veterans Memorial Middle School

13357 Brown Bridge Rd

Covington, GA 30016

Grades: 6-8

677 students

Veterans Memorial Middle School serves 677 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Veterans Memorial Middle School operates within the Newton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 677 students has declined by 45% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 677 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 13:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
7%
13%
Black
62%
37%
White
27%
44%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.54 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.
57%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,889 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,112 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,883 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Newton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
5
Number of Students Managed 20,889 3,197
District Total Revenue $195 MM $34 MM
District Spending $210 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,112 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,883 $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 Salem High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Newton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CovingtonWest Newton Elementary School
    13387 Brown Bridge Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (770)385-6472
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 708 students                      
  • ConyersSalem High School
    3551 Underwood Rd Se
    ConyersGA 30013
    (770)929-0176
    1.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1422 students                      
  • CovingtonLiberty Middle School
    5225 Salem Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (678)625-6617
    2.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 954 students                      
  • ConyersMemorial Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3205 Underwood Rd Se
    ConyersGA 30013
    (770)922-0139
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 828 students                      
  • CovingtonSouth Salem Elementary School
    5335 Salem Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (770)787-1330
    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 892 students                      

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