Putnam County Middle School

  • Putnam County Middle School serves 641 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is equal to the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Putnam County Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Putnam County Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Putnam County Middle School's student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Putnam County Middle School is ranked within the top 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 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Putnam County Middle School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#900 out of 2185 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
36%
37%
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White
47%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Putnam County Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Putnam County Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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