Veterans Memorial Middle School

  • Veterans Memorial Middle School serves 708 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Veterans Memorial Middle School operates within the Newton County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 708 students
Veterans Memorial Middle School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Veterans Memorial Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Veterans Memorial Middle School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Veterans Memorial Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Veterans Memorial Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
65%
37%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
21%
42%
Veterans Memorial Middle School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Veterans Memorial Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Veterans Memorial Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.67
Veterans Memorial Middle School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
57%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Veterans Memorial Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Newton County School District's student population of 19,651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,385 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,806 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District Name Newton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
5
Number of Students Managed 19,651 3,306
Newton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $183 MM $33 MM
Newton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $172 MM $33 MM
Newton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,385 $10,007
Newton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,806 $9,869
Newton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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