183 Panther Path
Fayetteville, GA 30215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Rising Starr Middle School serves 891 students in grades 6-8.
Rising Starr Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Rising Starr Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Rising Starr Middle School's student population of 891 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
891 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
First Day of Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of American Indian Heritage Month
November 01, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Rising Starr Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Rising Starr Middle School is 0.47, 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 Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#49 out of 2196 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
72%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 891 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47 (Btm 50%)

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