West Blocton Middle School

4721 Truman Aldrich Parkway,

West Blocton, AL, 35184-

Tel: (205)938-2451
Grades: 5-9

555 students

West Blocton Middle School serves 555 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
West Blocton Middle School operates within the Bibb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 555 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 555 students
West Blocton Middle School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
West Blocton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
West Blocton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
West Blocton Middle School Asian (2008-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
5%
West Blocton Middle School Hispanic (2004-2011)
Black
8%
35%
West Blocton Middle School Black (2002-2012)
White
90%
58%
West Blocton Middle School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Blocton Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Blocton 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.
0.19 0.55
West Blocton Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
49%
51%
West Blocton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
9%
7%
West Blocton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bibb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
7
Number of Students Managed 3,539 2,928
Bibb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $29 MM
Bibb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM $31 MM
Bibb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,370 $9,620
Bibb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,566 $10,180
Bibb County 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 West Blocton High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Brookwood Middle School (10.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Blocton Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Blocton West Blocton High School
    4734 Truman Aldrich Parkway
    West Blocton , AL , 35184
    (205)938-9002
    0  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • West Blocton West Blocton Elementary School
    828 Cahaba River Dr
    West Blocton , AL , 35184
    (205)938-9005
    0.7  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • West Blocton Bibb County Career/technical Center
    Vocational School
    17191 Hwy 5
    West Blocton , AL , 35184
    (205)938-7434
    Vocational School
    4.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Woodstock Tri-will/porta-cras School
    65 Enterprise Loop
    Woodstock , AL , 35188
    (205)938-7855
    4.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Woodstock Woodstock Elementary School
    19456 Eastern Valley Rd
    Woodstock , AL , 35188
    (205)938-2028
    6.3  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - This school is awesome. My daughter has improved so much since we have been here. The teachers are wonderful to her and gives her the help she needs to be able to progress in life. I am very greatful for being a part of the West Blocton family - Posted by Parent

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