Echols Middle School

  • Echols Middle School serves 729 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Echols Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Echols Middle School's student population of 729 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students729 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Echols Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Echols Middle School is 0.50, 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#343 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
67%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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