Irma C. Austin Middle School

3490 Ridge Rd
Douglasville, GA 30134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Irma C. Austin Middle School serves 927 students in grades 6-8.
Irma C. Austin Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 36% (which is lower 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 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Irma C. Austin Middle School's student population of 927 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students927 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Irma C. Austin 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 Irma C. Austin Middle School is 0.58, 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
#831 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
29%
37%
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White
58%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaulding County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Irma C. Austin Middle School is South Paulding High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Paulding Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Connie Dugan Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Douglasville Connie Dugan Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
    1.7 miles
    1362 Winn Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (770) 949-5261
    1.7 PK-5 727
  • Dallas Nebo Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
    1.7 miles
    2843 Nebo Rd
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-8777
    1.7 PK-5 689
  • Douglasville South Paulding High School Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,864 student
    1.7 miles
    1364 Winn Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (770) 949-9221
    1.7 9-12 1,864
  • Dallas South Paulding Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 462 students
    2.7 miles
    592 Nebo Rd
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 445-8500
    2.7 6-8 462
  • Douglasville Hal Hutchens Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 721 students
    3.1 miles
    586 Clonts Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (678) 838-2683
    3.1 PK-5 721

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