Charles R Drew Middle School

  • Charles R Drew Middle School serves 443 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Charles R Drew Middle School's student population of 443 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles R Drew Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles R Drew Middle School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#391 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
24%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charles R Drew Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.380.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charles R Drew Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTalladega County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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