332 Highway 9 N
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Dawson County Junior High School serves 580 students in grades 8-9.
Dawson County Junior High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Students: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dawson County Junior High School's student population of 580 students has grown by 129% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Dawson County Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dawson County Junior High School is 0.28, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#946 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
n/a
36%
White
84%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Students: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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