Deshler Middle School

598 N High St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Deshler Middle School serves 343 students in grades 6-8.
Deshler 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Deshler Middle School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Deshler Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Deshler Middle School is 0.54, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#814 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
29%
32%
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White
61%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Deshler Middle School's ranking?
Deshler Middle School is ranked #814 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Deshler Middle School?
343 students attend Deshler Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Deshler Middle School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deshler Middle School?
Deshler Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Deshler Middle School offer ?
Deshler Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Deshler Middle School part of?
Deshler Middle School is part of Tuscumbia City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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