Cedar Ridge Middle School

2715 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Cedar Ridge Middle School serves 755 students in grades 6-8.
Cedar Ridge Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cedar Ridge Middle School's student population of 755 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Cedar Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Cedar Ridge Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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
#425 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
34%
33%
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White
46%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cedar Ridge Middle School is Austin High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Priceville Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chestnut Grove Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Chestnut Grove Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    0.9 miles
    3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 552-3092
    0.9 PK-5 432
  • Decatur Austinville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.3 miles
    2320 Clara Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3050
    1.3 PK-5 388
  • Decatur Julian Harris Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 409 students
    1.5 miles
    1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 552-3096
    1.5 PK-5 409
  • Decatur Woodmeade Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
    1.5 miles
    1400 19th Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3023
    1.5 PK-5 380
  • Decatur Austin High School Math: 35% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,477 student
    1.6 miles
    1625 Danville Rd Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3060
    1.6 9-12 1,477

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