Dodgen Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1725 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone
(770) 578-2726
District
COBB COUNTY
County
COBB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1265
Classroom Teachers
74

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.8% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Dodgen Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 38
Proficiency in Reading 81 39
Proficiency in Math 85 38

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 40
Proficiency in Reading 76 37
Proficiency in Math 87 43

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 38
Proficiency in Reading 82 42
Proficiency in Math 78.476821 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.09
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.37
AVG FOR STATE 15.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 403 31.9%
Grade 7 436 34.5%
Grade 8 426 33.7%
Total 1265 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.1% 39.6% 41.8%
Black 5.5% 32.5% 38.1%
Hispanic 6.2% 22.0% 15.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 20.1% 5.6% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.6% 44.3% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 38.1% 56.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 6.3% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 678,869 10,519,475
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,112.7 180
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.2% 34.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.9% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 10.9% 12.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 250,684 3,694,748
Single Parent Households With Children 11.0% 12.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.7% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 46.2% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.9% 10.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.9% 12.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.2% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.1% 18.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.6% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 6.9% 13.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,389 $720,091,412 57.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $421 $47,450,068 3.8%
Staff $397 $44,745,076 3.6%
General Administration $103 $11,608,924 0.9%
School Administration $639 $72,020,412 5.8%
Operation $591 $66,610,428 5.4%
Transportation $425 $47,900,900 3.9%
Other $257 $28,965,956 2.3%
Total Support $2,834 $319,414,472 25.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,818 $204,903,144 16.5%
Total Expenditures $11,041 $1,244,409,028 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,908 $10,424,487,187 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $817,904,811 4.2%
Staff $476 $839,400,798 4.4%
General Administration $115 $203,408,217 1.1%
School Administration $608 $1,073,421,486 5.6%
Operation $730 $1,287,546,949 6.7%
Transportation $452 $797,015,428 4.1%
Other $300 $528,538,209 2.7%
Total Support $3,144 $5,547,210,316 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,868 $3,295,173,393 17.1%
Total Expenditures $10,920 $19,267,109,479 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%