Valdosta Middle School

  • Valdosta Middle School serves 1,063 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valdosta 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 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Valdosta Middle School's student population of 1,063 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,063 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valdosta 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 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valdosta Middle School is 0.54, 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#1500 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
63%
37%
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White
26%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValdosta City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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The teaching is indeed helping me learn. The fighting is to a minimum and is peaceful for the most part. Love this school and thats for the most part it.
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