Claxton Middle School

  • Claxton Middle School serves 423 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Claxton 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Claxton Middle School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Claxton Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Claxton Middle School is 0.68, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1019 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Claxton Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
25%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Claxton Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
36%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Claxton Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Claxton Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Claxton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.680.68
This chart display the diversity score of Claxton Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Claxton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Claxton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvans County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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