Veterans Memorial Middle School

13357 Brown Bridge Rd

Covington, GA 30016

Tel: (770)385-6893
Grades: 6-8

719 students

Veterans Memorial Middle School serves 719 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 719 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 719 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Veterans Memorial Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Veterans Memorial Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 14:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
60%
37%
White
27%
44%
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.
0.57 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%
51%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,936 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Newton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
6
Number of Students Managed 20,936 3,449
Newton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $195 MM $34 MM
Newton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $210 MM $36 MM
Newton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,112 $9,939
Newton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,883 $10,367
Newton County School 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 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 Students Grades
  • CovingtonWest Newton Elementary School
    13387 Brown Bridge Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (770)385-6472
    0.1 mi | 690 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ConyersSalem High School
    3551 Underwood Rd Se
    ConyersGA 30013
    (770)929-0176
    1.7 mi | 1467 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CovingtonLiberty Middle School
    5225 Salem Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (678)625-6617
    2.1 mi | 965 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ConyersMemorial Middle School
    3205 Underwood Rd Se
    ConyersGA 30013
    (770)922-0139
    2.3 mi | 797 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CovingtonSouth Salem Elementary School
    5335 Salem Rd
    CovingtonGA 30016
    (770)787-1330
    2.3 mi | 907 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Covington, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Covington is Covington Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.