Effingham County Middle School

1659 Ga Highway 119 S
Guyton, GA 31312
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Effingham County Middle School serves 1,055 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 40% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,055 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Effingham County Middle School's student population of 1,055 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,055 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Effingham County Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Effingham County Middle School is 0.56, 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
#683 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
23%
36%
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White
62%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Effingham County Middle School's ranking?
Effingham County Middle School is ranked #683 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Effingham County Middle School often compared to?
Effingham County Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Effingham Middle School, Ebenezer Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Effingham County Middle School?
1,055 students attend Effingham County Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Effingham County Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Effingham County Middle School?
Effingham County Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Effingham County Middle School offer ?
Effingham County Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Effingham County Middle School part of?
Effingham County Middle School is part of Effingham County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,055 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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