Deshler Middle School

598 N High St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Deshler Middle School serves 347 students in grades 6-8.
Deshler Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 51% (which is higher 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 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Deshler Middle School's student population of 347 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Deshler Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Deshler Middle School is 0.45, which is less 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
#571 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
27%
33%
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White
69%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.450.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscumbia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Deshler Middle School is Deshler Alternative School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuscumbia Deshler Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12
    0.2 miles
    200 North Commons East
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2900
    0.2 4-12 n/a
  • Tuscumbia Deshler Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    200 N Commons East
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2900
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Tuscumbia Deshler High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
    0.2 miles
    200 N Commons East
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2910
    0.2 9-12 456
  • Tuscumbia G W Trenholm Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 336 students
    1.1 miles
    601 Joe Wheeler Hwy
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 389-2940
    1.1 PK-2 336
  • Muscle Shoals Mcbride Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 650 students
    1.1 miles
    1400 Avalon Ave
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (256) 389-2610
    1.1 3-5 650

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