Fort Payne Middle School

4910 Martin Ave Ne

Fort Payne, AL 35967-4019

Tel: (256)845-7501
Grades: 5-9

907 students

Fort Payne Middle School serves 907 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Fort Payne Middle School operates within the Fort Payne City School District.

Overview

The student population of 907 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 907 students
Fort Payne Middle School Total Students (1989-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Fort Payne Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Fort Payne Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 17:1 15:1
Fort Payne Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Fort Payne Middle School Asian (1991-2011)
Hispanic
29%
5%
Fort Payne Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
4%
35%
Fort Payne Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
60%
58%
Fort Payne Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fort Payne Middle School Sch Ethnicity Fort Payne 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.
0.55 0.31
Fort Payne 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.
58%
51%
Fort Payne 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.
5%
7%
Fort Payne Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,096 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fort Payne City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
7
Number of Students Managed 3,096 3,032
Fort Payne City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $29 MM
Fort Payne City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $27 MM $31 MM
Fort Payne City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,740 $9,620
Fort Payne City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,946 $10,180
Fort Payne 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 Fort Payne High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley Head High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wills Valley Elementary School (1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Payne Fort Payne High School
    201 45th St Ne
    Fort Payne , AL 35967
    (256)845-0535
    0.5  mi  |  834  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Fort Payne Wills Valley Elementary School
    4111 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne , AL 35967
    (256)845-3201
    1  mi  |  898  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Fort Payne Williams Avenue Elementary School
    1700 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne , AL 35967
    (256)845-0626
    3.3  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Valley Head Valley Head High School
    235 1st Ave
    Valley Head , AL 35989
    (256)635-6228
    5.9  mi  |  512  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Mentone Moon Lake School
    5855 East River Rd
    Mentone , AL 35984
    (256)634-4113
    7.7  mi  |  116  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Dekalb County, 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 0.00, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Dekalb County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.