Riverwatch Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,394
Best Middle School in Georgia
#7
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Forsyth County
Type Public
 Phone (678)455-7311
 Location 610 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
Charter School No

Riverwatch Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 7th in the best public middle schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The Riverwatch Middle School student body is mainly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White58.9%821
Black3.6%50
Hispanic4.6%64
Asian Pacific30.3%422
Native American Indian0.3%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.4%33

Family Income

vs. other Georgia middle schools
Upper 0.6%

4.2% 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, Riverwatch Middle School students are largely wealthy and rank 2nd in Georgia for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade449
7th Grade421
8th Grade524
Total1,394

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
80%
Rank in Georgia
7th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Riverwatch Middle School scored an average 80% 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 2.2% of Georgia middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls83%84%
Boys81%74%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander94%89%
Black50% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Hispanic65% to 69%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial90% or more*70% to 79%*
White78%77%
With Disabilites35% to 39%*35% to 39%*
Limited English40% to 59%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

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

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.3%2
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 Students1.4%20
Boys2.5%18
Girls0.3%2
Georgia Median15.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%6
Boys0.5%4
Girls0.3%2

Location

Riverwatch Middle School
610 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA
30024
(678)455-7311

10 out of 10 1

District

Forsyth County
Cumming, GA