North Whitfield Middle School

3264 Cleveland Rd,

Dalton, GA, 30721-7641

Tel: (706)259-3381
Grades: 6-8

860 students

North Whitfield Middle School serves 860 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
North Whitfield Middle School operates within the Whitfield County School District.

Overview

The student population of 860 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 860 students
North Whitfield Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
North Whitfield Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Whitfield Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less 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 16:1 15:1
North Whitfield Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
North Whitfield Middle School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
28%
12%
North Whitfield Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
1%
37%
North Whitfield Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
66%
44%
North Whitfield Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Whitfield Middle School Sch Ethnicity North Whitfield 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.
0.49 0.66
North Whitfield 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.
60%
51%
North Whitfield 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.
12%
7%
North Whitfield Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,273 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Whitfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
5
Number of Students Managed 13,273 3,298
Whitfield County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $134 MM $34 MM
Whitfield County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $152 MM $36 MM
Whitfield County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,964 $9,939
Whitfield County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,328 $10,367
Whitfield 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 Coahulla Creek High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is New Hope Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Varnell Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dalton Varnell Elementary School
    3900 Cleveland Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)694-3471
    0.3  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Dalton Coahulla Creek High School
    3361 Crow Rd
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)876-3600
    1.9  mi  |  725  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dalton New Hope Middle School
    1325 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton , GA , 30720
    (706)673-2295
    2.7  mi  |  554  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dalton Beaverdale Elementary School
    1350 Prater Mill Rd Ne
    Dalton , GA , 30721
    (706)275-4414
    2.8  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dalton New Hope Elementary School
    1175 New Hope Rd Nw
    Dalton , GA , 30720
    (706)673-3180
    2.9  mi  |  580  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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