Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet

  • Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet serves 594 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 58% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet's student population of 594 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet is 0.29, 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 School Rank#375 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
82%
37%
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White
11%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDougherty County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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