Sweetwater Middle School

  • Sweetwater Middle School serves 1,445 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Sweetwater Middle School's student population of 1,445 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweetwater Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sweetwater Middle School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#1045 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
63%
15%
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Black
27%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sweetwater Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.530.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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