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C. W. Davis Middle School

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Posted April 30, 2013

I love this school tremendously. My 12 year old never enjoyed school so much. I really like the fact that the students and techers get very involved with each other. Wonderful Wonderful school. The assistant principle is the bomb to my daughter he always checks on her to make sure shes ok. The school resource officer was very very helpful to us when we didnt know our way around. Excellent Choice thus far.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2012

My child likes going to this school for the most part. The teachers are quick to get back to you and also contact you when there are concerns with class work or low grades (they want students to make up work). One of my child's teachers however loves to yell at students and gets angry at them a lot. Of all of the complaints my child has it would be 99% with this one teacher. I think the principal should be paying close attention to what's going on during class times, especially for 6th grade when transitions can be tough on some children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2012

I give C.W Davis a 2 out of 5 . It is NOT the best school in Flowery Branch Georgia , my daughter is in seventh grade and she hated it. The teachers taught her nothing,people were picking and bullying her,boys touched her in ever way,girls started harrasing her and the principal did nothing about it.I was a sub. there for about a week,none of the students knew I was her mother,I could see her just sitting there in class and a student just came up to her and telling her she was ugly,and another student threw a crumbled peice of paper at her for no reason, she was not paying them any attention.I recommend either homeschooling or moving out of Flowery Branch. I now live in Loganville Georgia and it is wonderful,my daughter attends Loganville Middle School.The teachers are great, my daughter has no problems what so ever,if my daughter doesn't understand what she is doing the teachers stop just to help her,also there are also after school tutorials that help,C.W Davis has that but they were disrespectful and didn't teacher her anything, they just moved on without her knowing what to do. I recommend anything but C.W Davis,don't put up with what my child went through it will get worse.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2011

We have been very please with this school. My son is completing his 3rd year at Davis and he has had a great experience. We have met many caring teachers and coaches who have invested their time into my child. I was especially pleased with his 6th grade year. The school took preventative measures to keep the 6th grades seperated from all other students, which I greatly appreciated. They ended uniforms for this last year and I was disappointed about that. I thought the uniforms worked great!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 26, 2009

C.W. Davis is a good school. I recently went to 9th grade this year and I will miss the school terribly. It is an average school, really strict on uniforms. Overall, I had a dood three years there. They offer good advanced classes to take so students can graduate early and focus on college. That was one of the best things that I enjoyed. The teachers were mostly happy about their job and they remained strict toward the students. But this promoted peace and unity in the school and that wads all that mattered. Despite numerous fights between the children, the teachers and staff always got the heads up and ended the fights as quickly as they could. I liked the school but am certainly glad that those three years are over.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 14, 2008

Mr. Millwood is a wonderful principal. I didn't think he even knew me but just recently he said, 'Hi (name)!' I wish all principals were as great as that.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 1, 2008

Hello, I am a parent who has transferred my daughter from 5 different schools in 5 years. C.W. Davis just happened to be the 5th school. It has been a blessing how my daughter has been able to adjust and learn with such motivation. I am military and I have been deployed to Iraq for almost the whole 2007 year. This school has keep my daughter busy and focused. It also started a troops to student program where all the 6th grades send care packets and letters. I could not have done my job in Iraq if this school had not done such a great job keeping my daughter involved. This school definitely deserves all STARS. I was injuried in Iraq and this school has understood and responded very well to my daughters needs and concerns. Keep doing what you do. Falcons. SGM Amos soldier
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2008

The administration at Davis supports advanced grade level placement and has more than met the needs of my two gifted children. Great school! Great teachers! Great sports!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 23, 2008

this is the best school you could ever find the teachers are great and the students learn a lot.GO FALCONS!
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 10, 2007

Davis has been a wonderful school thus far, my daughter is starting her last year here and I hope it is as good as the previous ones. I am so pleased with all the activities offered and by all the well qualified teachers there. The chorus department is like no other, it is run so well. The drama is great and the science and math departments are incredible. I love the uniforms and can only request something like then in high school. The lack of uniforms or enforcement of the dress code is well noted at the high school. Hopefully once my child is there something will be in place, maybe like buford schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 5, 2007

I love this school!! It's the by far best school ever. It has the best teachers and staff. C.W Davis prvides fun and exciting extra-curricular activities. I just can't wait to see them again
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 8, 2007

My children did not have a good experience at Davis. The results of their SST meetings were ignored. It was difficult to contact teachers and staff. I eventually pulled my sons from this school. However, I believe their teachers were very proficient at their jobs
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2007

We have been extremely satisfied with the middle school experience at Davis! Our son has had wonderful teachers these past three years. We thank you all for your dedication! We will miss C.W. Davis tremendously!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2007

I love this school! We moved here from Gwinnett & I'd put CW Davis Middle up against any Gwinnett County Middle School. Eddie Millwood, the principal, is excellent. Miss Martha and the entire support staff are helpful and personable. My daughters have excelled and have been challenged. They have participated in extra-curricular activities there are plenty to choose from. Parental involvement doesn t seem to be as prevalent as in the Gwinnett System but with all the new neighborhoods going up in Flowery Branch, I think that would improve greatly. Over all, I am very impressed. I m glad we made the move and I m honored to call this community my home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2007

I am a student at Davis and I really like it most of the time. We have a wide variety of teachers. Some I love to death, while others I could definatly do without. The principal is great. I wish we had more extracuricular activities and more freedom.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 10, 2007

There are plenty of opportunities for extracurricular involvement and a strong honors program. I am less than impressed with the quality of teaching instruction. New teachers (first year) are left to fend for themselves. Of my child's 6 teachers we have been impressed/satisfied with two.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2005

I feel this school is very good. My daughter really likes it. We came here from a really large school system, and I found that my daughter got no personal attention at her old school. The teachers are friendly, but I feel that I sometimes have to push when my child needs help.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

333 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

327 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 96% in 2013.

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

349 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

348 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

401 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

395 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 95% in 2013.

405 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 85% in 2013.

414 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

414 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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95%

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97%

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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

393 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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84%

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80%

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85%

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75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 97% in 2013.

405 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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98%

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98%

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98%

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96%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

418 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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77%

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80%

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75%
Social Studies

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

418 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

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84%

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79%

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74%
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.

399 students were tested at this school in 2012.

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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.

50 students were tested at this school 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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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.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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U.S. History

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

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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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 69% 44%
Hispanic 19% 12%
Black 8% 37%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4450 Hog Mt. Road
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Phone: (770) 965-3020

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