Hale County Middle School

  • Hale County Middle School serves 298 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (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 36% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hale County 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Hale County Middle School's student population of 298 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students298 students
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Hale County Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hale County 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hale County Middle School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#759 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
29%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
36%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
45%
33%
White
53%
55%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hale County Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.520.59
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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