Appling Middle School

1646b Upper River Rd
Macon, GA 31211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Appling Middle School serves 683 students in grades 6-8.
Appling Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Appling Middle School's student population of 683 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Appling Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Appling Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2001 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
18%
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Black
92%
36%
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White
4%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Appling Middle School's ranking?
Appling Middle School is ranked #2001 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Appling Middle School often compared to?
Appling Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Howard Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Appling Middle School?
683 students attend Appling Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Appling Middle School students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Appling Middle School?
Appling Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Appling Middle School offer ?
Appling Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Appling Middle School part of?
Appling Middle School is part of Bibb County School District.

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Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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