About Madras Middle School
Madras Middle School, a suburban public school, is located in Newnan, Georgia 39 miles southwest of Atlanta. It is the largest of six middle schools in the Coweta County School System. It opened in 1998 and currently has an enrollment of 1060 students in grades six, seven, and eight as the county continues to experience rapid growth. The 110,878 square foot brick building is composed of three grade level halls, a connections wing, gymnasium with band and chorus facilities, cafeteria, and office areas.
Madras Middle School was one of the first schools in the state of Georgia to be paid for entirely from SPLOST funds. the school openedl in 1998 as Northgate Middle School and was housed in the same building with Northgate High School. When Madras Middle School was completed, Northgate Middle School was transformed into the current high school.
Madras has been designated as a Distinguished School by the Georgia Department of Education and has maintained a reputation for excellence in education as a part of the Coweta County School System. The school consistently met annual yearly progress (AYP), and students have performed well on standardized tests as they continue to demonstrate high standards in academics. Madras was awarded the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders 2011 Effective Middle School Award for its overall effective program and is a 2014-2015 Silver STEM School.