Cedar Ridge Middle School

  • Cedar Ridge Middle School serves 755 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cedar Ridge Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 12% 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 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#328 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
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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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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.660.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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

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