DeSana Middle School

Public 6-8

 625 James Road
       Alpharetta, GA  30004


 (770) 887-2461

District: Forsyth County

SchoolDigger Rank:
48th of 551 Georgia Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  16.3
Number of students:  857

Racial breakdown:

White:
36.2%
Hispanic:
26.3%
Asian:
24.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  25.1%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, July 26, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, DeSana Middle School ranked better than 91.3% of middle schools in Georgia. It also ranked 6th among 10 ranked middle schools in the Forsyth County School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 90.56. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details DeSana Middle School has the smallest middle school student body size in the Forsyth County School District. Student population at DeSana Middle School is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (36.2%), Hispanic (26.3%), Asian (24.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 25.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at DeSana Middle School is 16.3, which is the 4th best among 10 middle schools in the Forsyth County School District. (See more...)
Compare DeSana Middle School employs 52.5 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

DeSana Middle School:

SchoolDigger ranks DeSana Middle School 48th of 551 Georgia public middle schools. (See DeSana Middle School in the ranking list.)

Forsyth County:

SchoolDigger ranks Forsyth County 5th of 189 Georgia school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for DeSana Middle School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools GA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2019 90.56 48th 551 91.3%

Data source: test scores: Georgia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Open Quote We are absolutely THRILLED to be a part of the DeSana Family. We were previously at another South Forsyth County MS and I was so disappointed that I was looking at Private school options. We moved last summer, which put us in the DeSana district and I could not be happier. The principal, the teachers, coaches and staff are some of the most caring that I have come across since moving to GA in 2014. Thank you Mrs. North and all of the DeSana staff!! Close Quote


by a parent
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Open Quote Best teacher and principal. There focus is to bring out best student Close Quote



Enrollment information for DeSana Middle School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2017 257 59 157 196 3 0 23 0 695
2018 310 79 208 225 2 0 33 0 857

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at DeSana Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2017 695 43.5 15.9 28.6
2018 857 52.5 16.3 25.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio DeSana Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2017 695 43.5 15.9 28.6
2018 857 52.5 16.3 25.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Georgia Department of Education.

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