Duran South

  • Duran South serves 292 students in grades 7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Duran South placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Duran South places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Duran South's student population of 292 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7
Total Students292 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Duran South
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Duran South 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Duran South is 0.35, 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#496 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
85%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Duran South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePell City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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