J. A. Dobbins Middle School



J. A. Dobbins Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

J. A. Dobbins Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 276
7 287
8 274
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

J. A. Dobbins Middle School is a public elementary school located in Powder Springs, GA in the Paulding County School District. It enrolls 837 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 837
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 47

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J. A. Dobbins Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 424
(51%)
10,306
(52%)
 Female 413
(49%)
9,575
(48%)

J. A. Dobbins Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 477
(57%)
13,400
(67%)
 Black 245
(29%)
3,844
(19%)
 Hispanic 63
(8%)
1,569
(8%)
 Two or More 43
(5%)
808
(4%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
179
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
56
(0%)

J. A. Dobbins Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 400
(48%)
11,144
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 370
(44%)
7,162
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(8%)
1,575
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of J. A. Dobbins Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

J. A. Dobbins Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 700
2006 715
2007 846
2008 898
2009 880
2010 912
2011 885
2012 837

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.3
2007 11.9
2008 13.6
2009 14.2
2010 16.6
2011 16.7
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39285714285714
2006 0.38601398601399
2007 0.41489361702128
2008 0.41982182628062
2009 0.46363636363636
2010 0.49232456140351
2011 0.52090395480226
2012 0.5221027479092

Compare J. A. Dobbins Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
J. A. Dobbins Middle School
Powder Springs, GA
Public 06 - 08 837 17.8:1  
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Public PK - 05 626 15.3:1 4 miles
Grace Baptist Christian School
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Private PK - 12 334 13:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 565 13:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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