Derenne Middle School

1009 Clinch St
Savannah, GA 31405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Derenne Middle School serves 651 students in grades 6-8.
Derenne Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Derenne Middle School's student population of 651 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Derenne Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Derenne Middle School is 0.17, 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
#2124 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
91%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSavannah-Chatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Derenne Middle School is Beach High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ellis Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hodge Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Savannah Hodge Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    0.2 miles
    975 Clinch Street
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5200
    0.2 PK-5 537
  • Savannah Beach High School Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 993 students
    0.4 miles
    3001 Hopkins St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5330
    0.4 9-12 993
  • Savannah Haven Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    0.9 miles
    5111 Dillon Ave
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-6501
    0.9 PK-5 410
  • Savannah Ellis Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 521 students
    1.0 miles
    220 E 49th St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5470
    1 PK-8 521
  • Savannah Jacob G. Smith Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
    1.1 miles
    210 Lamara Dr
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-6530
    1.1 PK-5 505

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