Arrington Middle School

2101 Jefferson Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Arrington Middle School serves 309 students in grades 6-8.
Arrington Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Arrington Middle School's student population of 309 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Arrington Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Arrington Middle School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1198 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
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1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.110.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arrington Middle School is Wenonah High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Green Acres Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West End Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham West End Academy Math: 18% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 640 students
    0.6 miles
    1840 Pearson Avenue Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 231-1742
    0.6 PK-5 640
  • Birmingham Central Park Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    1.2 miles
    4915 Ave Q
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205) 231-1250
    1.2 PK-5 518
  • Birmingham Hemphill Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.6 miles
    714 12th Street Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 231-7500
    1.6 PK-5 480
  • Birmingham Wenonah High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    1.6 miles
    2800 Wilson Rd Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205) 231-1675
    1.6 9-12 736
  • Birmingham Green Acres Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 372 students
    1.7 miles
    1220 67th Street West
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205) 313-1370
    1.7 6-8 372

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