Davisemerson Middle School

Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Davisemerson Middle School serves 350 students in grades 6-8.
Davisemerson 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Davisemerson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Davisemerson Middle School's student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Davisemerson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Davisemerson Middle School is 0.63, 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
#1085 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
50%
33%
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White
31%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Davisemerson Middle School is Paul W Bryant High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastwood Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottondale Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cottondale Cottondale Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    0.6 miles
    2301 Cottondale Ln
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205) 342-2642
    0.6 PK-5 362
  • Tuscaloosa Arcadia Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
    2.0 miles
    315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205) 759-3567
    2 PK-5 310
  • Cottondale Eastwood Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
    2.4 miles
    6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205) 759-3613
    2.4 6-8 807
  • Cottondale Paul W Bryant High School Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,169 student
    2.6 miles
    6315 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205) 759-3538
    2.6 9-12 1,169
  • Tuscaloosa Holt Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    2.8 miles
    1001 Crescent Ridge Road
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205) 342-2650
    2.8 PK-5 543

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