395 Mecca Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Homewood Middle School serves 1,049 students in grades 6-8.
Homewood Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher 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 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,049 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Homewood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Homewood Middle School's student population of 1,049 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,049 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Homewood Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Homewood Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#80 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
16%
32%
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White
64%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Homewood High School Open House
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)
Homewood Middle School Open House
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)
Labor Day - Schools Closed
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break - Schools Closed
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,049 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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