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Lilburn Middle School
4994 Lawrenceville Hwy NW, Lilburn, GA 30047
For the fourth consecutive year, Lilburn Middle achieved state Adequate Yearly Progress standards in 2010, and 91.5More percent of the student body met or exceeded Criterion-Reference Competency Test (CRTC) standards in Reading and Language Arts. A Title I Distinguished School, Lilburn Middle School's Parent Center informs parents about community and school matters and offers English lessons. Gene Taylor has been principal since 2008.
Berkmar Middle School
4355 Lawrenceville Hwy NW, Lilburn, GA 30047

The newest school in the Lilburn area, Berkmar Middle School was built in 2004 to alleviate overcrowding atMore Sweetwater Middle School in Lawrenceville. Both schools feed into Berkmar High School.

Berkmar Middle, which is located directly across Larenceville Highway (U.S. 29) from the Lilburn Post Office, was built on former farm land, and a blacksmith shop from that farm still stands on school property.

The school serves a culturally diverse area, with Hispanics, African Americans, Asians and Caucasians represented in its enrollment. Hispanics (46 percent) and African Americans (37 percent) make up most of the student body.

The school has 14 sixth-grade classrooms, 13 seventh-grade classrooms, 14 eight-grade classrooms, five special education classrooms, four computer labs and fitness room/gymnasiums for students and faculty.

Kenney Wells is the principal.

Berkmar Middle has earned the honor of being a Title I Distingished School of Excellence. It was a 2009 Governor's Silver Award winner for Greatest Gain in students meeting and/or exceeding state standards.

While the school did well overall in the 2009-10 Criterium-Reference Competency Tests (84 percent met or exceeded standards in math and 92 percent in reading/language arts), it did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the first time in four years, according to Georgia Department of Education statistics, due to low marks among the subgroup of students with disabilities.

Trickum Middle School
130 Killian Hill Rd SW, Lilburn, GA 30047

Trickum Middle School, located on Killian Hill Road just west of Arcado Road has been part of Lilburn for more thanMore 30 years.

The school, which has been on Killian Hill since 2006, originally opened in 1975 on Cole Road and was for most of those years part of a school complex that included Parkview High School and Camp Creek Elementary School. The need for additional space for Parkview and Trickum necessitated the move.

It is the only middle school in the Parkview High Cluster.

Kay Sands, a Lilburn resident since 1985 and whose three sons went through the Parkview Cluster, has been Trickum's principal since 2008.

The school has been a longtime standout in academic and extracurricular achievement.

Trickum consistently scores better than county averages in standardized testing. According to Georgia Department of Education statistics, 97 percent of the student body met or exceeded Reading/Language Arts standards, 93 percent in Math in 2010. Both results were about one-percentage better than the previous school year.

More than half (51.1 percent) of the students tested exceed the standards in Reading/Language Arts.

Trickum students have placed well in a variety of extracurricular competitions at the county, region and state levels -- from band to Literature to Math and Science. Trickum's 2009 Grand Prize win at the State Science Fair is just one example.

The Trickum name originates comes from a former country store (Trickum Store) in the Mountain Park area which had the reputation for "tricks" while bartering with customers.

 

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