Barber Middle School

4222 Cantrell Rd Nw
Acworth, GA 30101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Barber Middle School serves 912 students in grades 6-8.
Barber Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Barber Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Barber Middle School's student population of 912 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Barber Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Barber Middle School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#781 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
15%
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Black
40%
37%
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White
32%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barber Middle School is North Cobb High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Awtrey Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Acworth Intermediate School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Acworth Acworth Intermediate School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 681 students
    0.0 miles
    4220 Cantrell Rd Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (770) 975-6600
    0 2-5 681
  • Kennesaw Awtrey Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 816 students
    1.3 miles
    3601 Nowlin Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770) 975-6615
    1.3 6-8 816
  • Acworth Mccall Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 363 students
    1.6 miles
    1 Youth Estate Dr
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (770) 975-6775
    1.6 PK-1 363
  • Kennesaw North Cobb High School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,846 students
    1.6 miles
    3400 Old 41 Hwy Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770) 975-6685
    1.6 9-12 2,846
  • Acworth Baker Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 785 students
    2.0 miles
    2361 Baker Rd Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (770) 975-6629
    2 PK-5 785

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