Long Cane Middle School

  • Long Cane Middle School serves 1,009 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Long Cane Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Long Cane Middle School's student population of 1,009 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,009 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Long Cane Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Long Cane Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1246 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Long Cane Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Long Cane Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
36%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Long Cane Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
56%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Long Cane Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Long Cane Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.560.68
This chart display the diversity score of Long Cane Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Long Cane Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Long Cane Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTroup County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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