Spirit Creek Middle School

  • Spirit Creek Middle School serves 567 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 18% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Spirit Creek 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 student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Spirit Creek Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Spirit Creek Middle School's student population of 567 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spirit Creek 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spirit Creek Middle School is 0.27, 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#1969 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
85%
37%
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White
9%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spirit Creek Middle School 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 NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I don`t like this school because there are bullies in this school and I`m tired of it
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Spirit Creek Middle School has made many changes over the last three years. The focus is on academics and there is currently a STEM program. Dr. Shepard is always visible and returns calls quickly. She cares about the students and has high expectations for teachers. She has cleaned up the school.
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