Dickerson Middle School

  • Dickerson Middle School serves 1,279 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dickerson Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dickerson Middle School's student population of 1,279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dickerson Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dickerson 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#14 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
19%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
70%
41%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dickerson 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
3%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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