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Ware County Middle School

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Posted March 22, 2010

this is my child school an it awsome thanks
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Posted November 7, 2009

This is my son's first year of middle school and I am very happy with the extra curricular activities and the teachers who coach the teams are awesome and go far and beyond there duities to help these students reach there full potiential
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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97%

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96%

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95%

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87%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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87%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 96% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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99%

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98%

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97%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

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86%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
57%
Social Studies

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

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

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85%

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81%

2010

 
 
50%
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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.

235 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 95% in 2013.

235 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 85% in 2013.

237 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
63%
Social Studies

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

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

221 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

223 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 97% in 2013.

221 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

228 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

226 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
60%
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.

255 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
64%
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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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

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 44%
Black 26% 37%
Hispanic 7% 12%
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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School Leader's name
  • Darlene Tanner
Fax number
  • (912) 287-2353

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2301 Cherokee St
Waycross, GA 31503
Phone: (912) 287-2341

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