Muscle Shoals City School District

3200 S Wilson Dam Rd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Muscle Shoals City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,840 students in Muscle Shoals City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Muscle Shoals City School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
2,840 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
98 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Muscle Shoals City School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#12 out of 143 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Muscle Shoals City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Muscle Shoals City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Muscle Shoals City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Muscle Shoals City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.62
# American Indian Students
19 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
68 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
190 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
10%
# Black Students
453 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
16%
32%
# White Students
1,956 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
69%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
151 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
42
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
215
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
229
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
210
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
206
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
203
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
204
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
216
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
231
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
216
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
248
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
219
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
211
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
190
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,842 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,464. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,298 is less than the state median of $12,838. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$36 MM
This chart display total revenue of Muscle Shoals City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$35 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Muscle Shoals City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,842
$13,464
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Muscle Shoals City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,298
$12,838
This chart display average spending per public school student in Muscle Shoals City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Muscle Shoals City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mcbride Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1400 Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2610
Grades: 3-5
| 613 students
Rank: #22.
Muscle Shoals Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Trojan Dr
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2640
Grades: 6-8
| 663 students
Rank: #33.
Muscle Shoals High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1900 E Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2682
Grades: 9-12
| 868 students
Rank: n/an/a
714 Elmhurst St
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2620
Grades: 1-2
| 218 students
Rank: n/an/a
3201 Alabama Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2630
Grades: PK-K
| 257 students
Rank: n/an/a
Muscle Shoals Career Academy
Vocational School
321 Jim Holland Drive
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2660
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Webster Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 389-2650
Grades: 1-2
| 221 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Muscle Shoals City School District?
Muscle Shoals City School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,840 students.
What is the rank of Muscle Shoals City School District?
Muscle Shoals City School District is ranked #11 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Muscle Shoals City School District?
69% of Muscle Shoals City School District students are White, 16% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Muscle Shoals City School District?
Muscle Shoals City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Muscle Shoals City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,298 is less than the state median of $12,838. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,840 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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