Dickerson Middle School

855 Woodlawn Dr Ne
Marietta, GA 30068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Dickerson Middle School serves 1,208 students in grades 6-8.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Dickerson Middle School's student population of 1,208 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,208 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Dickerson Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dickerson Middle School is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#11 out of 2168 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
22%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
5%
36%
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White
63%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dickerson Middle School's ranking?
Dickerson Middle School is ranked #11 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Dickerson Middle School often compared to?
Dickerson Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dodgen Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Dickerson Middle School?
1,208 students attend Dickerson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Dickerson Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dickerson Middle School?
Dickerson Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dickerson Middle School offer ?
Dickerson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Dickerson Middle School part of?
Dickerson Middle School is part of Cobb County School District.

School Reviews

5   4/14/2020
Very good school, no problems.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Sofia
5   3/20/2020
Best school ever! I love everyone and everything at Dickerson!!!!!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ian Mintz

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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