Calloway Smith Middle School

  • Calloway Smith Middle School serves 656 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Calloway Smith 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 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Calloway Smith Middle School's student population of 656 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students656 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Calloway Smith Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calloway Smith 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 Calloway Smith Middle School is 0.02, 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#1199 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calloway Smith 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
33%
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White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Calloway Smith Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calloway Smith Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.020.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Calloway Smith 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
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calloway Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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

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