Gardner-newman Middle School

101 S Shannon Dr
Lagrange, GA 30241
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gardner-newman Middle School serves 1,030 students in grades 6-8.
Gardner-newman Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,030 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gardner-newman Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Gardner-newman Middle School's student population of 1,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,030 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Gardner-newman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gardner-newman Middle School is 0.66, 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
#1105 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
47%
36%
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White
33%
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
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gardner-newman Middle School's ranking?
Gardner-newman Middle School is ranked #1105 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Gardner-newman Middle School often compared to?
Gardner-newman Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Long Cane Middle School, Callaway Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Gardner-newman Middle School?
1,030 students attend Gardner-newman Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Gardner-newman Middle School students are Black, 33% of students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gardner-newman Middle School?
Gardner-newman Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gardner-newman Middle School offer ?
Gardner-newman Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Gardner-newman Middle School part of?
Gardner-newman Middle School is part of Troup County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,030 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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