Handley Middle School

251 Gilham Rd
Roanoke, AL 36274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Handley Middle School serves 562 students in grades 4-8.
Handley 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Handley Middle School's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Handley 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 Handley 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 Testing Rank
#852 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
43%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Handley Middle School is Handley High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rock Mills Junior High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knight Enloe Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Handley High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 493 students
    1.3 miles
    100 Tiger Circle
    Roanoke, AL 36274
    (334) 863-6815
    1.3 9-12 493
  • Roanoke Knight Enloe Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 503 students
    1.3 miles
    430 Park Ave
    Roanoke, AL 36274
    (334) 863-2237
    1.3 PK-3 503
  • Roanoke Rock Mills Junior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
    3.3 miles
    415 County Road 75
    Roanoke, AL 36274
    (334) 885-6823
    3.3 PK-8 161
  • Five Points Five Points Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 125 students
    9.1 miles
    10180 County Road 222
    Five Points, AL 36855
    (334) 864-7615
    9.1 K-8 125
  • Wedowee Randolphroanoke Career Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    12.8 miles
    960 Main Stsouth
    Wedowee, AL 36278
    (256) 357-2839
    12.8 9-12 n/a

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