Boaz Middle School

  • Boaz Middle School serves 559 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Boaz 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 student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Boaz Middle School's student population of 559 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boaz 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boaz Middle School is 0.50, 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#829 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
30%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
64%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoaz City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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