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About This School

Rutland Middle School is a public middle school. The principal of Rutland Middle School is Richard Allan Key and can be contacted at rakey.rutlandms@bibb.k12.ga.us. 985 children attend Rutland Middle School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Rutland Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 63% of the 985 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 64% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Rutland Middle School is 15:1. Bloomfield Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Russian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 5% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 46% 22%
Black, non-Hispanic 45% 73%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 0.9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.09%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 75%
Limited English proficiency 2% 1%
Economically disadvantaged 63% 72%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    I have 2 girls currently attending. There is way too much bullying allowed and nothing is really being done to protect the students from these individuals. My husband and I made a special trip to meet with the principal and was intercepted by the Assistant Principal. She tried to put the blame back on MY children and when confronted tried to avoid the whole conversation. When the Principal did finally show up she then sang a different tune. If we could afford to move I would move to Houston County. Better Schools Safer Schools and more involvement by people that actually care.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had two children go through Rutland Middle School. I feel that it really prepared them for high school and beyond. The teachers go above and beyond the counselors are involved and the principal has a GREAT rapport with the students and staff. No principal is respected more by teachers who work for them than Dr. Jerri Hall. There is a feeling of family at Rutland Middle School especially for students with involved parents -- and although it is not perfect RMS is a wonderful place to learn.

  • (5 years ago)

    I rated this school because the teachers can only do so much. I feel if we had a different principal the school would be the best in town but you can't expect the staff to want to make this school any better with a boss like they have and also when Dr. Hall will not even speak to parents or students you can't expect to much. Maybe one day we will get someone that will care about the staff students and parents.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is my child s first year attending Rutland. I feel most of her teachers are wonderful with the exception of one which only teaches what is required with out going above and beyond. The counselor is Great! She is super involved and always seems to know what is going on with each and every student she is responsible for. Kudo s for Ms Lisa Brown! I ve also found that communication between some of the teachers is becoming a problem. I am hoping it will get better soon.

  • (6 years ago)

    It is very sad when you have a principal that will not speak to parents. I feel the Principal should be friendly to the parents and staff. Some people are just not cut out to work with children or with the public for that matter. I feel this could be a great school if it had different leadership.

  • (6 years ago)

    My son transferred to Rutland Middle School at the end of the 2007-2008 school year. He was greeted with open arms. Although we did have a few problems with bullies we are very pleased with the staff and faculty.

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