P. B. Ritch Middle School

60 Old Country Trl
Dallas, GA 30157
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
P. B. Ritch Middle School serves 599 students in grades 6-8.
P. B. Ritch Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

P. B. Ritch Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

P. B. Ritch Middle School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Rankings

P. B. Ritch Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P. B. Ritch Middle School is 0.64, 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
#1058 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
52%
37%
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White
26%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 P. B. Ritch Middle School is East Paulding High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Paulding Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcgarity Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hiram Mcgarity Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    0.5 miles
    262 Rakestraw Mill Rd
    Hiram, GA 30141
    (770) 445-9007
    0.5 PK-5 575
  • Dallas East Paulding Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 919 students
    1.8 miles
    2945 Hiram Acworth Hwy
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-7000
    1.8 6-8 919
  • Dallas C. A. Roberts Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 725 students
    1.9 miles
    1833 Mount Tabor Church Rd
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 443-8060
    1.9 PK-5 725
  • Dallas East Paulding High School Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,685 student
    2.3 miles
    3320 E Paulding Dr
    Dallas, GA 30157
    (770) 445-5100
    2.3 9-12 1,685
  • Hiram Hiram Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 798 students
    2.4 miles
    200 Seaboard Ave
    Hiram, GA 30141
    (770) 443-3392
    2.4 PK-5 798

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