Westlawn Middle School

Westlawn Middle School serves 444 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
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.

School Overview

The student population of 444 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 444 students
Westlawn Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westlawn Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Westlawn Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Westlawn Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Westlawn Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
100%
34%
Westlawn Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
n/a 0.32
Westlawn Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
52%
Westlawn Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Westlawn Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Tuscaloosa City School District's student population of 10,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,101 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,383 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 10,233 3,026
Tuscaloosa City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $30 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $107 MM $30 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $14,101 $10,181
Tuscaloosa City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,383 $10,301
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • TuscaloosaMartin L King Junior Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    0.3 miles
    2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3619
    0.3PK-5362
  • TuscaloosaNight High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    1715 Martin Luther King Jrblv
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3511
    0.79-12n/a
  • TuscaloosaCentral Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
    0.9 miles
    1510 Dinah Washington Ave
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3570
    0.9PK-5350
  • TuscaloosaOakdale Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    1.3 miles
    5001 25th St
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3626
    1.3PK-5286
  • TuscaloosaCentral High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 661 students
    1.9 miles
    905 15th St
    TuscaloosaAL 35401
    (205)759-3720
    1.99-12661

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