Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet

  • Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet serves 548 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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 548 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet is 0.32, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#245 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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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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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDougherty County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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