Drake Middle School

Tel: (334)887-1940
  • Drake Middle School serves 1,236 students in grades 6-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Drake Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than 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 44%.
  • Drake Middle School operates within the Auburn City School District.

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School Overview

  • Drake Middle School's student population of 1236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students1,236 students
Gender %Drake Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Students by GradeDrake Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Drake Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Drake Middle School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Asian
11%
1%
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
24%
33%
White
61%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsDrake Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Drake Middle School is Auburn City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Auburn City School District's student population of 8,310 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,004 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,399 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameAuburn City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    6
    Number of Students Managed8,3102,907
    Auburn City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    38%
    District Total Revenue$67 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$70 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,004$10,349
    District Spending / Student$9,399$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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