South Central Middle School

224 Old Alabama Rd Se
Emerson, GA 30137
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Central Middle School serves 617 students in grades 6-8.
South Central Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Central Middle School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

South Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 South Central Middle School is 0.52, 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
#1313 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
67%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBartow County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Central Middle School is Cartersville High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cartersville Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Emerson Emerson Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 417 students
    0.2 miles
    220 Old Alabama Rd Se
    Emerson, GA 30137
    (770) 606-5848
    0.2 PK-5 417
  • Cartersville Cartersville Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 952 students
    3.6 miles
    340 Old Mill Rd
    Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 382-0983
    3.6 3-5 952
  • Cartersville Cartersville Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,116 student
    3.7 miles
    825 Douthit Ferry Rd
    Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 382-3666
    3.7 6-8 1,116
  • Cartersville Cartersville Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 1,100 student
    3.7 miles
    315 Etowah Dr
    Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 382-1733
    3.7 PK-2 1,100
  • Cartersville Cartersville High School Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,360 student
    3.8 miles
    320 E Church St
    Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 382-3200
    3.8 9-12 1,360

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