Dawson County Middle School

5126 Highway 9 S
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Dawson County Middle School serves 525 students in grades 6-7.
Dawson County 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 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Dawson County Middle School's student population of 525 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Dawson County 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 Dawson County Middle School is 0.25, which is less 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
#749 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
86%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.250.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dawson County Middle School is Dawson County High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dawson County Junior High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverview Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dawsonville Riverview Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    0.5 miles
    370 Dawson Forrest Road
    Dawsonville, GA 30534
    (706) 265-3246
    0.5 PK-5 375
  • Dawsonville Black's Mill Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 301 students
    1.8 miles
    1860 Dawson Forest Rd E
    Dawsonville, GA 30534
    (706) 216-3300
    1.8 K-5 301
  • Cumming Silver City Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,350 student
    2.0 miles
    6200 Dahlonega Hwy
    Cumming, GA 30028
    (678) 965-5020
    2 PK-5 1,350
  • Dawsonville Dawson County High School Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 10-12 | 785 students
    4.1 miles
    1665 Perimeter Rd
    Dawsonville, GA 30534
    (706) 265-6555
    4.1 10-12 785
  • Dawsonville Dawson County Junior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-9 | 567 students
    4.5 miles
    332 Highway 9 N
    Dawsonville, GA 30534
    (706) 265-3246
    4.5 8-9 567

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