Duran Junior High School

309 Williamson Dr

Pell City, AL 35125-1219

Tel: (205)338-2825
Grades: 8-9

320 students

Duran Junior High School serves 320 students in grades 8-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Duran Junior High School operates within the Pell City School District.

Overview

The student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 320 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
13%
34%
White
85%
57%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.26 0.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
52%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,091 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pell City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 4,091 2,979
District Total Revenue $36 MM $29 MM
District Spending $39 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,769 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,326 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rise Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rise Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rise Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pell CityRise Academy
    Special Education School
    1300 Cogswell Ave
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-3700
    Special Education School

    0.1 mi | 55 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Pell CityPell City High School
    1300 Cogswell Ave
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-2250
    0.1 mi | 1241 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Pell CityDuran South Middle School
    813 16th St South
    Pell CityAL 35128
    (205)884-7957
    0.7 mi | 278 students | Gr. 7                      
  • Pell CityIola Roberts Elementary School
    810 Martin St North
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-7312
    1.1 mi | 431 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • Pell CityEden Elementary School
    412 Wolf Creek Rd North
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-6930
    1.2 mi | 372 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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