J. A. Dobbins Middle School

J. A. Dobbins Middle School serves 885 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
J. A. Dobbins Middle School operates within the Paulding County School District.

Overview

The student population of 885 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 885 students
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade J. A. Dobbins Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 17:1 15:1
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Asian (2004-2011)
Hispanic
7%
12%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
32%
37%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Black (1997-2012)
White
54%
44%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups J. A. Dobbins Middle School Sch Ethnicity J. A. Dobbins 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.
0.60 0.83
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
41%
51%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
J. A. Dobbins Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Paulding County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
6
Number of Students Managed 28,237 3,449
Paulding County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $279 MM $34 MM
District Spending $311 MM $36 MM
Paulding County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,009 $9,939
Paulding County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,133 $10,367
Paulding 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 Hiram High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Irma C. Austin Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bessie L. Baggett Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Powder Springs Bessie L. Baggett Elementary School
    948 Williams Lake Rd
    Powder Springs , GA , 30127
    (678)460-1570
    0.2  mi  |  566  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hiram Ritch Elementary School
    140 Bethel Church Rd
    Hiram , GA , 30141
    (770)443-4269
    1.7  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hiram Sam D. Panter Elementary School
    190 Panter School Rd
    Hiram , GA , 30141
    (770)443-4303
    1.9  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Douglasville Hal Hutchens Elementary School
    586 Clonts Rd
    Douglasville , GA , 30134
    (678)838-2683
    2.5  mi  |  683  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hiram Hiram High School
    702 Virgie Ballentine Dr
    Hiram , GA , 30141
    (770)443-1182
    3.1  mi  |  1669  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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