Riverwatch Middle School

610 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Riverwatch Middle School serves 1,388 students in grades 6-8.
Riverwatch Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Riverwatch Middle School's student population of 1,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

Riverwatch Middle School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Riverwatch Middle School is 0.61, 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
#6 out of 2188 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
49%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
4%
37%
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White
39%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForsyth County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverwatch Middle School is Lambert High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Settles Bridge Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Suwanee Settles Bridge Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,087 student
    0.1 miles
    600 James Burgess Rd
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    (770) 887-1883
    0.1 PK-5 1,087
  • Suwanee Riverside Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,003 student
    2.1 miles
    5445 Settles Bridge Rd
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    (678) 482-1000
    2.1 PK-5 1,003
  • Suwanee Lambert High School Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,056 students
    2.2 miles
    805 Nichols Rd
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    (678) 965-5050
    2.2 9-12 3,056
  • Cumming Daves Creek Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,184 student
    2.3 miles
    3740 Melody Mizer Ln
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (770) 888-1222
    2.3 PK-5 1,184
  • Suwanee Sharon Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 961 students
    2.3 miles
    3595 Old Atlanta Rd
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    (770) 888-7511
    2.3 PK-5 961

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