Durham Middle School

2891 Mars Hill Rd Nw
Acworth, GA 30101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Durham Middle School serves 1,022 students in grades 6-8.
Durham Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Durham Middle School's student population of 1,022 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,022 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Durham Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Durham Middle School is 0.42, 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 Testing Rank
#157 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
11%
37%
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White
75%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Durham Middle School is Allatoona High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mcclure Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frey Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Acworth Frey Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 779 students
    0.0 miles
    2865 Mars Hill Rd Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (770) 975-6655
    0 PK-5 779
  • Kennesaw Lewis Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 546 students
    1.7 miles
    4179 Jim Owens Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30152
    (770) 975-6673
    1.7 PK-5 546
  • Acworth Allatoona High School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,734 student
    2.3 miles
    3300 Dallas Acworth Hwy Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (770) 975-6503
    2.3 9-12 1,734
  • Acworth Pickett's Mill Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
    2.3 miles
    6400 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (770) 975-7172
    2.3 PK-5 739
  • Acworth Ford Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 824 students
    2.7 miles
    1345 Mars Hill Rd Nw
    Acworth, GA 30101
    (678) 594-8092
    2.7 PK-5 824

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