532 23rd Avenue Nw
Birmingham, AL 35215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Erwin Middle School serves 645 students in grades 6-8.
Erwin Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Erwin Middle School's student population of 645 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Erwin Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Erwin Middle School is 0.10, 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
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1129 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
95%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Erwin Middle School 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I went to that school and I was so happy to go to a new school and I thought the school was going to be bad, but it was not the teachers. I liked some of them not all of them because they always had an attitude with me so I had detention a lot.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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