Bernice J Causey Middle School

2205 Mcfarland Rd
Mobile, AL 36695
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Bernice J Causey Middle School serves 1,455 students in grades 6-8.
Bernice J Causey 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bernice J Causey Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bernice J Causey Middle School's student population of 1,455 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Bernice J Causey Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bernice J Causey Middle School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#488 out of 1276 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
10%
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Black
28%
32%
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White
56%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bernice J Causey Middle School's ranking?
Bernice J Causey Middle School is ranked #488 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Bernice J Causey Middle School often compared to?
Bernice J Causey Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Burns Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Bernice J Causey Middle School?
1,455 students attend Bernice J Causey Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Bernice J Causey Middle School students are White, 28% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bernice J Causey Middle School?
Bernice J Causey Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Bernice J Causey Middle School offer ?
Bernice J Causey Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Bernice J Causey Middle School part of?
Bernice J Causey Middle School is part of Mobile County School District.

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Date
Spring Break
April 15, 2024 (Monday)
Fourth Quarter Ends/Last Day for Students
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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