Dalton Middle School

  • Dalton Middle School serves 1,778 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Dalton Middle School's student population of 1,778 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,778 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dalton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dalton Middle School is 0.47, 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#1190 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
70%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
21%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dalton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.470.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dalton 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 NameDalton City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Dalton Middle School was built in 1982. Kid's say it is one of the best schools in Dalton Gorgia, Ohio. At Dalton Middle School, They do COUGAR TV, Kids love it. Its educational and is fun to do. When dalton was first built it had, 1,550 Students.
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