Richards Middle School

  • Richards Middle School serves 2,050 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Richards Middle School's student population of 2,050 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 118 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students2,050 students
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Total Classroom Teachers118 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richards Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richards Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#911 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
45%
15%
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Black
36%
37%
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White
8%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richards Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.660.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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