Dodgen Middle School

  • Dodgen Middle School serves 1,244 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 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dodgen 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dodgen Middle School's student population of 1,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dodgen Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dodgen Middle School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#19 out of 2185 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
21%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
66%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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