Arrington Middle School (Closed 2021)

2101 Jefferson Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 330 students in grades 6-8, Arrington Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 8% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 14% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 was higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
330 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AL)
(18-19)
8%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arrington Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
14%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arrington Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Arrington Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arrington Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
93%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arrington Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Arrington Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Arrington Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arrington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arrington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AL state average).
How many students attend Arrington Middle School?
330 students attend Arrington Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Arrington Middle School students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Arrington Middle School?
Arrington Middle School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Arrington Middle School offer ?
Arrington Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Arrington Middle School part of?
Arrington Middle School is part of Birmingham City School District.

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