Demopolis Middle School

300 E Pettus St
Demopolis, AL 36732
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 490 students in grades 6-8, Demopolis 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 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower 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 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 23% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Demopolis Middle School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
490 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Demopolis 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 Demopolis Middle School is 0.56, 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)
#616 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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23%
29%
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44%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Demopolis 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 displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Demopolis 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
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
52%
32%
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White
42%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.56
This chart displays the diversity score of Demopolis 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
49%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Demopolis 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.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Demopolis Middle School's ranking?
Demopolis Middle School is ranked #616 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Demopolis Middle School?
490 students attend Demopolis Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Demopolis Middle School students are Black, 42% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Demopolis Middle School?
Demopolis Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Demopolis Middle School offer ?
Demopolis Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Demopolis Middle School part of?
Demopolis Middle School is part of Demopolis City School District.

School Reviews

2   5/24/2010
My child has not been at this school long enough for me to comment on the quality of education at DMS. He has always been a fairly good student but since transferring to DMS, he has brought home staight A's. I think maybe the school is not as challenging as the school where we moved from. One HUGE drawback to this school is the lack of communication from the faculty-mainly the Principle. My child was being physically pushed and shoved around. The principle would not return my or my husbands phone calls. I eventually called the Assist. Principle who took care of the situation. I don't know if the principle is overworked and can not handle the load, but student safety should always come first. It has been sugested to me that my son has the wrong skin color. I hope that this is NOT the case. We moved from a larger city and where incidents such as these would NEVER be tolerated. I will be placing my child in a private school next year.
- Posted by Parent - blarg

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 23% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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