Homewood Middle School

395 Mecca Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Homewood Middle School serves 960 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 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Homewood Middle School's student population of 960 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students960 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 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 0.57, 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
#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 Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
62%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Homewood Middle School is Homewood High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Adolescent Day Treatment (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgewood Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Edgewood Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 794 students
    0.4 miles
    901 College Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 423-2400
    0.4 K-5 794
  • Birmingham Epic School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    1.2 miles
    1000 10th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7370
    1.2 PK-5 410
  • Birmingham Glen Iris Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 737 students
    1.2 miles
    1115 11th Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7440
    1.2 PK-5 737
  • Birmingham Shades Cahaba Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 577 students
    1.5 miles
    3001 Independence Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 871-1113
    1.5 K-5 577
  • Birmingham Hall Kent Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    1.6 miles
    213 Hall Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 423-2430
    1.6 PK-5 694

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