Piney Grove Middle School

  • Piney Grove Middle School serves 1,309 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Piney Grove Middle School operates within the Forsyth County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1309 students has grown by 30% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,309 students
Piney Grove Middle School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Piney Grove Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Piney Grove Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Piney Grove Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Piney Grove Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
20%
4%
Piney Grove Middle School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
18%
14%
Piney Grove Middle School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
5%
37%
Piney Grove Middle School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
55%
42%
Piney Grove Middle School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
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Piney Grove Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Piney Grove Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.41
Piney Grove Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Piney Grove Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

  • Forsyth County School District's student population of 42,435 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,298 in this district is less than the state average of $9,769. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,425 is less than the state average of $9,774. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Forsyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 42,435 3,306
Forsyth County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $361 MM $32 MM
Forsyth County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $327 MM $32 MM
Forsyth County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,298 $9,769
Forsyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,425 $9,774
Forsyth County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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    2 miles
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    CummingGA 30041
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  2/17/2011
It an AWESOME SCHOOL
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5  2/6/2011
The school is a lot cleaner than most schools in the county, and all classes have a promethean board installed in the wall.
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