Pickens County Middle School

1802 Refuge Rd
Jasper, GA 30143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Pickens County Middle School serves 447 students in grades 6-8.
Pickens County 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 37% (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 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Pickens County Middle School's student population of 447 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students447 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Pickens County Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Pickens County 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 Pickens County Middle School is 0.21, 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
#1302 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
89%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePickens County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pickens County Middle School is Pickens County High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jasper Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harmony Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jasper Harmony Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    0.9 miles
    550 Harmony School Rd
    Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1840
    0.9 PK-5 575
  • Jasper Pickens County High School Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,399 student
    1.3 miles
    500 Dragon Dr
    Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1800
    1.3 9-12 1,399
  • Jasper Jasper Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
    1.8 miles
    339 W Church St
    Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1760
    1.8 6-8 556
  • Jasper Jasper Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    1.9 miles
    158 Stegall Dr
    Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1730
    1.9 PK-5 482
  • Tate Tate Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
    3.1 miles
    5630 Highway 53 E
    Tate, GA 30177
    (706) 253-5010
    3.1 PK-5 304

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