Gadsden Middle School

  • Gadsden Middle School serves 455 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 45% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Gadsden Middle School's student population of 455 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gadsden Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gadsden Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#609 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden Middle School 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 Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
34%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gadsden Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.630.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gadsden Middle School 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 NameGadsden City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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