Bankhead Middle School

110 School Rd
Cordova, AL 35550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bankhead Middle School serves 312 students in grades 5-8.
Bankhead 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 40% (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 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bankhead Middle School's student population of 312 students has stayed relatively flat 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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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Bankhead 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 Bankhead Middle School is 0.17, 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
#736 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bankhead Middle School is Cordova High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walker County Schools 180 Program (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cordova Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cordova Cordova High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 449 students
    0.1 miles
    183 School Road
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7404
    0.1 9-12 449
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 392 students
    0.3 miles
    35 North St
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7666
    0.3 PK-4 392
  • Jasper Walker County Schools 180 Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    3.4 miles
    1601 Highland Avenue
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 387-9984
    3.4 K-12 n/a
  • Jasper Valley Junior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 617 students
    4.2 miles
    155 Valley School Rd
    Jasper, AL 35504
    (205) 483-9381
    4.2 PK-8 617
  • Parrish Parrish Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 217 students
    5.8 miles
    95 Engle St
    Parrish, AL 35580
    (205) 686-5061
    5.8 PK-6 217

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