Bankhead Middle School

  • Bankhead Middle School serves 312 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bankhead Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Bankhead Middle School's student population of 312 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students312 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bankhead Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bankhead Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bankhead Middle School is 0.15, 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 School Rank (16-17)#388 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bankhead 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bankhead 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
7%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bankhead Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
92%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bankhead Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.150.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bankhead Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bankhead Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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