Young Middle School

3116 Benjamin E Mays Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (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 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Young Middle School's student population of 832 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students832 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Young 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2046 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
93%
37%
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White
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40%
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.69
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Young Middle School is Mays High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Atlanta Heights Charter School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Manor Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta West Manor Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 294 students
    0.4 miles
    570 Lynhurst Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30311
    (404) 802-3350
    0.4 K-5 294
  • Atlanta Mays High School Math: 7% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,534 student
    0.8 miles
    3450 Benjamin E Mays Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30331
    (404) 802-5100
    0.8 9-12 1,534
  • Atlanta Peyton Forest Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    1.2 miles
    301 Peyton Rd Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30311
    (404) 802-7100
    1.2 PK-5 527
  • Atlanta Beecher Hills Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.5 miles
    2257 Bolling Brook Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30311
    (404) 802-8300
    1.5 PK-5 346
  • Atlanta Cascade Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.7 miles
    2326 Venetian Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30311
    (404) 802-8100
    1.7 PK-5 426

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