Douglas Middle School

Highway 75
Douglas, AL 35964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 513 students in grades 6-8, Douglas Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
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 (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Douglas Middle School's student population of 513 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
513 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglas Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Douglas 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.
This School
State Level (AL)
#765 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
29%
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43%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Douglas 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
21:1
18:1
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 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
45%
10%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
32%
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White
51%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Douglas 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
52%
44%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Douglas Middle School's ranking?
Douglas Middle School is ranked #765 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Douglas Middle School often compared to?
Douglas Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Boaz Middle School, Guntersville Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Douglas Middle School?
513 students attend Douglas Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Douglas Middle School students are White, 45% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Douglas Middle School?
Douglas Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Douglas Middle School offer ?
Douglas Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Douglas Middle School part of?
Douglas Middle School is part of Marshall County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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