Centre Middle School

1920 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 472 students in grades 5-8, Centre Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Centre Middle School's student population of 472 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
472 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Centre Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Centre Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#405 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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29%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Centre Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Centre 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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Centre Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Centre Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Centre Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
8%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Centre Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
86%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Centre Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Centre Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.25
This chart display the diversity score of Centre Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Centre Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Centre Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centre Middle School's ranking?
Centre Middle School is ranked #405 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Centre Middle School often compared to?
Centre Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cedar Bluff High School, Centre Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Centre Middle School?
472 students attend Centre Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Centre Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Centre Middle School?
Centre Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Centre Middle School offer ?
Centre Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Centre Middle School part of?
Centre Middle School is part of Cherokee County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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