Westlawn Middle School

2800 Martin L King Jr Blvd

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-5298

Grades: 6-9

477 students

Westlawn Middle School serves 477 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Westlawn Middle School operates within the Tuscaloosa City School District.

Overview

The student population of 477 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 477 students
Westlawn Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Westlawn Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westlawn Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 13:1 15:1
Westlawn Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
99%
34%
Westlawn Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Westlawn Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.02 0.31
Westlawn Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
90%
52%
Westlawn Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Westlawn Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,370 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,248 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 10,413 2,979
Tuscaloosa City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $127 MM $29 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $116 MM $31 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,370 $9,620
Tuscaloosa City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,248 $10,180
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Night High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bryce Adolescent School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martin L King Junior Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TuscaloosaMartin L King Junior Elementary School
    2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3619
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 389 students                      
  • TuscaloosaNight High School
    Alternative School
    1715 Martin Luther King
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3511
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 8-12 | n/a students                      
  • TuscaloosaCentral Primary School
    1510 30th Ave
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3570
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 327 students                      
  • TuscaloosaOakdale Primary School
    5001 25th St
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3626
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 287 students                      
  • TuscaloosaCentral High School
    905 15th St
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3720
    1.9 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 720 students                      

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