South Effingham Middle School

South Effingham Middle School serves 991 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
South Effingham Middle School operates within the Effingham County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 991 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 991 students
South Effingham Middle School Total Students (1997-2014)
Gender % South Effingham Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
South Effingham Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2014)
Students by Grade South Effingham Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less 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 17:1 16:1
South Effingham Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2014)
Hispanic
5%
13%
South Effingham Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
6%
37%
South Effingham Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
87%
43%
South Effingham Middle School White Students (1997-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Effingham Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups South Effingham Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.24 0.40
South Effingham Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2014)
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.
25%
56%
South Effingham Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
7%
6%
South Effingham Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,533 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,173 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,600 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Effingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 11,533 3,213
Effingham County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $36 MM
Effingham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $110 MM $34 MM
Effingham County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,173 $10,365
Effingham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,600 $9,935
Effingham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is South Effingham High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Effingham County Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Effingham Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GuytonSouth Effingham High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1476 students1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-7511
    09-121476
  • GuytonSouth Effingham Elementary School
    3.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 714 students767 Kolic Helmey Rd
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-3801
    3.8PK-5714
  • GuytonSand Hill Elementary School
    4.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 618 students199 Stagecoach Ave
    GuytonGA 31312
    (912)728-5112
    4.2PK-5618
  • BloomingdaleBloomingdale Elementary School
    4.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 440 students101 East Main St
    BloomingdaleGA 31302
    (912)395-3680
    4.6PK-5440
  • PoolerGodley Station School
    6.1 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 1631 students2135 Benton Blvd
    PoolerGA 31322
    (912)395-6000
    6.1PK-81631

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