Effingham County Middle School

1659 Ga Highway 119 S
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Effingham County Middle School serves 853 students in grades 6-8.
Effingham County Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 38% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Effingham County Middle School's student population of 853 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students853 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Effingham County Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Effingham County Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Effingham County Middle School is 0.47, 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
#939 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
21%
37%
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White
70%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEffingham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Effingham County Middle School is Effingham County High School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Effingham Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sand Hill Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Guyton Sand Hill Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
    3.8 miles
    199 Stagecoach Ave
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-5112
    3.8 PK-5 630
  • Springfield Effingham County High School Math: 40% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,812 student
    4.0 miles
    1589 Ga Highway 119 S
    Springfield, GA 31329
    (912) 754-6404
    4 9-12 1,812
  • Guyton South Effingham High School Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,659 student
    6.7 miles
    1220 Noel C Conaway Rd
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-7511
    6.7 9-12 1,659
  • Guyton South Effingham Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,120 student
    6.7 miles
    1200 Noel C Conaway Rd
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-7500
    6.7 6-8 1,120
  • Guyton South Effingham Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 842 students
    7.9 miles
    767 Kolic Helmey Rd
    Guyton, GA 31312
    (912) 728-3801
    7.9 PK-5 842

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