Couch Middle School

  • Couch Middle School serves 1,021 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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

School Overview

  • Couch Middle School's student population of 1,021 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,021 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Couch Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Couch Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#198 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Couch Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
15%
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Black
41%
37%
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White
31%
40%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Couch Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.710.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Couch Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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I love couch middle school so much it has given me so many opportunities during these past three years and I wouldn't want to go to a different middle school. In the end, I would recommend sending your childern to couch middle school for middle school.
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