George P Austin Junior High School

718 Martin Luther King Dr
Linden, AL 36748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
George P Austin Junior High School serves 90 students in grades 6-8.
George P Austin Junior High 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 10-14% (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 15-19% (which is lower than 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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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George P Austin Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

George P Austin Junior High School's student population of 90 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students90 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Rankings

George P Austin Junior High 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 George P Austin Junior High School is 0.11, 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
#1207 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
6%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.110.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLinden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George P Austin Junior High School is Linden High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amelia L Johnson High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linden Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Linden Linden Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    0.6 miles
    201 S Shiloh Street
    Linden, AL 36748
    (334) 295-5860
    0.6 PK-5 228
  • Linden Linden High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
    0.8 miles
    321 N Main Street
    Linden, AL 36748
    (334) 295-4287
    0.8 9-12 162
  • Thomaston Amelia L Johnson High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 174 students
    9.2 miles
    Coates St
    Thomaston, AL 36783
    (334) 627-3364
    9.2 K-12 174
  • Demopolis Demopolis High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 719 students
    14.1 miles
    701 Hwy 80 W
    Demopolis, AL 36732
    (334) 289-0294
    14.1 9-12 719
  • Demopolis Westside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 519 students
    14.6 miles
    1720 Mauvilla Drive
    Demopolis, AL 36732
    (334) 289-0377
    14.6 PK-2 519

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