Dodgen Middle School

1725 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 1,208 students in grades 6-8, Dodgen Middle School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5% in GA
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dodgen Middle School's student population of 1,208 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 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
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Dodgen Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dodgen Middle School is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (GA)
#45 out of 2204 schools
(Top 5%)
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82%
37%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dodgen Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
76%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dodgen Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dodgen Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
24%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
5%
36%
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White
59%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Georgia.
0.59
This chart displays the diversity score of Dodgen Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dodgen Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dodgen Middle School's ranking?
Dodgen Middle School is ranked #45 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Dodgen Middle School often compared to?
Dodgen Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dickerson 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 37% GA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend Dodgen Middle School?
1,208 students attend Dodgen Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Dodgen Middle School students are White, 24% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dodgen Middle School?
Dodgen Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dodgen Middle School offer ?
Dodgen Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Dodgen Middle School part of?
Dodgen Middle School is part of Cobb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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