1603 Appleby Blvd
Florence, AL 35630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Florence Middle School serves 645 students in grades 7-8.
Florence Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Florence Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Florence Middle School's student population of 645 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 28, 2022 (Monday)
End of School Year - Last day for students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Florence Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Florence Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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
#469 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
34%
33%
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White
46%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 10%)

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