Sandy Springs Middle School

8750 Pride Pl
Atlanta, GA 30350
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sandy Springs Middle School serves 870 students in grades 6-8.
Sandy Springs Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 870 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sandy Springs Middle School's student population of 870 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
870 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Sandy Springs Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sandy Springs Middle School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#822 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
53%
36%
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White
14%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sandy Springs Middle School's ranking?
Sandy Springs Middle School is ranked #822 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Sandy Springs Middle School often compared to?
Sandy Springs Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ridgeview Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Sandy Springs Middle School?
870 students attend Sandy Springs Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Sandy Springs Middle School students are Black, 27% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sandy Springs Middle School?
Sandy Springs Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sandy Springs Middle School offer ?
Sandy Springs Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Sandy Springs Middle School part of?
Sandy Springs Middle School is part of Fulton County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 03, 2024 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 04, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 05, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 870 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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