3116 Benjamin E Mays Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Young Middle School serves 832 students in grades 6-8.
Young 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.

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Young Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Young Middle School's student population of 832 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
832 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Young Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Young Middle School is 0.13, 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2042 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
93%
37%
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White
n/a
40%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Young 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 832 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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