Dodgen Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,226
Best Middle School in Georgia
#5
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Cobb County
Type Public
 Phone (770)578-2726
 Location 1725 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
Charter School No

Dodgen Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 5th in the best public middle schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The Dodgen Middle School student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White67%822
Black5.6%69
Hispanic5.2%64
Asian Pacific19.2%235
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.8%34

Family Income

vs. other Georgia middle schools
Upper 0.8%

4.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia middle school median of 59.7%. By this measure, Dodgen Middle School students are largely wealthy and rank 3rd in Georgia for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade418
7th Grade387
8th Grade421
Total1,226

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
82%
Rank in Georgia
5th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Dodgen Middle School scored an average 82% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.8% of Georgia middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85%87%
Boys84%74%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*90% to 94%*
Black60% to 64%*60% to 64%*
Hispanic75% to 79%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*70% to 79%*
White84%80%
With Disabilites45% to 49%*35% to 39%*
Limited English60% to 79%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students7%81
Boys10%58
Girls4%23
Georgia Median15.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%12
Boys1.4%8
Girls0.7%4

Location

Dodgen Middle School
1725 Bill Murdock Rd
Marietta, GA
30062
(770)578-2726

10 out of 10 1

District

Cobb County
Marietta, GA