Grand Bay Middle School

  • Grand Bay Middle School serves 843 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Grand Bay 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Grand Bay Middle School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grand Bay Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Grand Bay Middle School is 0.38, 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#739 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grand Bay Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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