Duran South Middle School

Grades: 7

278 students

Duran South Middle School serves 278 students in grades 7.
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 South Middle School operates within the Pell City School District.

Overview

The student population of 278 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: 7
Total Students 278 students
Duran South Middle School Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Duran South Middle School Total Teachers (2003-2013)

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 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
Duran South Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Duran South Middle School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
14%
34%
Duran South Middle School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
85%
57%
Duran South Middle School White Students (2003-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Duran South 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.
0.26 0.31
Duran South Middle School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
44%
52%
Duran South Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Duran South Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,091 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,769 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,326 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Pell City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 4,091 2,979
Pell City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $29 MM
Pell City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $31 MM
Pell City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,769 $9,620
Pell City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,326 $10,180
Pell 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 Rise Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rise Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rise Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • Pell CityRise Academy
    Special Education School
    1300 Cogswell Ave
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-3700
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    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 55 students                      
  • Pell CityDuran Junior High School
    309 Williamson Dr
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-2825
    0.7 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 320 students                      
  • Pell CityPell City High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1300 Cogswell Ave
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-2250
    0.7 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 1241 students                      
  • Pell CityWalter M Kennedy School
    250 Otis Perry Dr
    Pell CityAL 35128
    (205)338-7896
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 444 students                      
  • Pell CityIola Roberts Elementary School
    810 Martin St North
    Pell CityAL 35125
    (205)338-7312
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 431 students                      

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