Otwell Middle School

605 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Otwell Middle School serves 1,138 students in grades 6-8.
Otwell Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 51% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,138 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Otwell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Otwell Middle School's student population of 1,138 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Otwell Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Otwell Middle School is 0.63, 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
#440 out of 2168 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
18%
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Black
5%
36%
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White
45%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Otwell Middle School's ranking?
Otwell Middle School is ranked #440 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Otwell Middle School?
1,138 students attend Otwell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Otwell Middle School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Otwell Middle School?
Otwell Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Otwell Middle School offer ?
Otwell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Otwell Middle School part of?
Otwell Middle School is part of Forsyth County School District.

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Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,138 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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