King Middle School

545 Hill St Se
Atlanta, GA 30312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
King Middle School serves 711 students in grades 6-8.
King 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (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 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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School Overview

King Middle School's student population of 711 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

King Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 King Middle School is 0.19, 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
#1946 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
90%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to King Middle School is Maynard H. Jackson- Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Atlanta Neighborhood Charter - Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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KING MIDDLE SCHOOL WHAT THAT PLACE LET YOU BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE. AH KING HAS THE VEST STUDENTS LIKE ME SUCEED. GOOD PLACE TO MAKE FRIENDS.
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