Sandy Springs Middle School

8750 Colonel Dr
Atlanta, GA 30350
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Sandy Springs Middle School serves 909 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sandy Springs Middle School's student population of 909 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandy Springs Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Sandy Springs Middle School is 0.67, 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
#1074 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
15%
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Black
47%
37%
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White
19%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFulton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandy Springs Middle School is North Springs High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amana Academy School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dunwoody Springs Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Dunwoody Springs Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    1.2 miles
    8100 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    (470) 254-4060
    1.2 PK-5 581
  • Atlanta Ison Springs Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 684 students
    1.4 miles
    8261 Ison Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    (470) 254-4020
    1.4 PK-5 684
  • Roswell Jackson Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 657 students
    1.6 miles
    1400 Martin Rd
    Roswell, GA 30076
    (770) 594-5290
    1.6 PK-5 657
  • Roswell River Eves Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
    2.0 miles
    9000 Eves Rd
    Roswell, GA 30076
    (470) 254-4550
    2 PK-5 625
  • Alpharetta Amana Academy School Charter School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 699 students
    2.2 miles
    285 S Main St
    Alpharetta, GA 30009
    (678) 624-0989
    2.2 K-8 699

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