Burns Middle School

6175 Girby Rd
Mobile, AL 36693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Burns Middle School serves 843 students in grades 6-8.
Burns 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 23% (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 31% (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 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Burns Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Burns Middle School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Burns 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 Burns Middle School is 0.56, 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
#1038 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
60%
33%
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White
28%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Burns Middle School is Mobile Mental Health Center (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mobile Mobile Mental Health Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 46 students
    0.7 miles
    5800 Southland Drive
    Mobile, AL 36693
    (251) 661-0153
    0.7 K-12 46
  • Mobile Olive J Dodge Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 932 students
    1.8 miles
    2615 Longleaf Dr
    Mobile, AL 36693
    (251) 221-1195
    1.8 PK-5 932
  • Mobile Wc Griggs Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 718 students
    1.9 miles
    6001 Three Notch Rd
    Mobile, AL 36619
    (251) 221-1330
    1.9 PK-5 718
  • Mobile Kate Shepard Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
    3.0 miles
    3980b Burma Rd
    Mobile, AL 36693
    (251) 221-1645
    3 PK-5 610
  • Mobile Sw Alabama Regional School Deafblind Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 45 students
    3.0 miles
    3980 Burma Road
    Mobile, AL 36693
    (251) 221-5454
    3 PK-5 45

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
There is some bullying going on my daughter tells me all the time and even if reported it doesn't stop. One teacher in particular is very rude to me and my child.
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There are many programs for students to get involved in
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