Highway 75
Douglas, AL 35964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Douglas Middle School serves 510 students in grades 6-8.
Douglas Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Douglas Middle School's student population of 510 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
510 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Douglas 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 Douglas Middle School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#779 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Douglas Middle School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglas Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglas 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Douglas Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Douglas Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
46%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Douglas Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Douglas Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
51%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Douglas Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglas Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.53
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douglas Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douglas Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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