Duran South

  • Duran South serves 300 students in grades 7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Duran South's student population of 300 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7
Total Students300 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Duran South
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#421 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Duran South 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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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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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Duran South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.270.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePell City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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