Westlawn Middle School

2800 Martin L King Jr Blvd

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-5298

Tel: (205)759-3673
Grades: 6-9

444 students

Westlawn Middle School serves 444 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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 42%.
Westlawn Middle School operates within the Tuscaloosa City School District.

Overview

The student population of 444 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 444 students
Westlawn Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Westlawn Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westlawn Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 12:1 15:1
Westlawn Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Westlawn Middle School Asian (1990-1999)
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Westlawn Middle School Hispanic (1997-2006)
Black
98%
35%
Westlawn Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
58%
Westlawn Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westlawn Middle School Sch Ethnicity Westlawn Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.31
Westlawn Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
88%
51%
Westlawn Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
7%
Westlawn Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 10,398 3,032
Tuscaloosa City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $127 MM $29 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $116 MM $31 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,370 $9,620
Tuscaloosa City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,248 $10,180
Tuscaloosa City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Tuscaloosa Martin L King Junior Elementary School
    2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
    Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
    (205)759-3619
    0.3  mi  |  307  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tuscaloosa Night High School
    Alternative School
    1715 Martin Luther King
    Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
    (205)759-3511
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Tuscaloosa Central Primary School
    1510 30th Ave
    Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
    (205)759-3570
    0.9  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tuscaloosa Oakdale Primary School
    5001 25th St
    Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
    (205)759-3626
    1.3  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tuscaloosa Central High School
    905 15th St
    Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
    (205)759-3720
    1.9  mi  |  716  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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Did You Know?
Tuscaloosa, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.32, which is higher than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Tuscaloosa is Arcadia Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.