Dickerson Middle School

  • Dickerson Middle School serves 1,261 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Dickerson Middle School operates within the Cobb County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1261 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,261 students
Dickerson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dickerson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Dickerson Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Dickerson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Dickerson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
18%
4%
Dickerson Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Dickerson Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
5%
37%
Dickerson Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
71%
42%
Dickerson Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dickerson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Dickerson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dickerson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.41
Dickerson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
57%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Dickerson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Cobb County School District's student population of 111,751 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,104 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,494 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
111
5
Number of Students Managed 111,751 3,306
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,111 MM $33 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,044 MM $33 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,104 $10,007
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,494 $9,869
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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