Duran Junior High School
Duran Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
- Category Attribute
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)
Duran Junior High School's student population of 274 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 8|
|Total Students||274 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||14 teachers|
Duran Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Duran Junior High School is 0.28, 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 Data||This School||State Level (AL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#571 out of 1270 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1||18:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Pell City School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Duran Junior High School is Pell City High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Duran South (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iola Roberts Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Pell City Duran South Grades: 7 | 292 students
813 16th St S
Pell City, AL 35128
(205) 884-7957 0.7 7 292
- Pell City Eden Elementary School Grades: PK-4 | 379 students
412 Wolf Creek Rd N
Pell City, AL 35125
(205) 338-6930 1.2 PK-4 379
- Pell City Walter M Kennedy School Grades: PK-4 | 493 students
250 Otis Perry Dr
Pell City, AL 35128
(205) 338-7896 1.8 PK-4 493
52% of our students scored proficient on the state Global scholar Math test for the 2018-2019 school year. We have worked hard to increase our Math Proficiency and it has paid off with a big increase. About 50% of our students scored proficient on the State Global Scholar Test. We have also improved our writing skills. This school has teachers that care about students and work hard to give the students the best education possible. One of our teachers was also the VFW Alabama middle School Teacher of the Year. Our scholars Bowl team also won their league this year.
- Posted by Administrator - Richard Garris
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