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Wilbanks Middle School

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5 stars

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Posted July 4, 2014

Just wanted to take the time the thank the staff of Wilbanks for the level of care, education, and time taken on students. My son is now headed off to high school with a level of respect you have fostered in him. By far the best experience I as a parent had with any teaching staff in Habersham. Thank you for being so involved in my boy's future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2013

Wilbanks Middle School is hands down the best school my child has ever attended! Friendly and caring staff! My child felt welcome and so did I!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 9, 2013

WMS is a great school with a friendly atmosphere. You feel welcome the minute you walk in.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 92% in 2013.

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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91%

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90%

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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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80%

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81%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 96% in 2013.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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96%

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93%

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Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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71%

2012

 
 
68%

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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80%

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66%

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 93% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

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Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 95% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

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96%

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Science

The state average for Science was 85% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
88%

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
80%

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
85%

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n/a

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 97% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

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97%

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Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
73%

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
74%

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2010

 
 
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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 82% in 2012.

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

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American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

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Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

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Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

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Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

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Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

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Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

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Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 66% 44%
Hispanic 25% 12%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 3% 37%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Demorest, GA 30535
Phone: (706) 778-0830

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