701 Sunrise Blvd
Bessemer, AL 35023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hueytown Middle School serves 813 students in grades 6-8.
Hueytown 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 813 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Hueytown Middle School's student population of 813 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Hueytown Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hueytown Middle School is 0.61, which is equal to 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
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1095 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
53%
32%
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White
31%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hueytown Middle School's ranking?

Hueytown Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤1% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Hueytown Middle School?

813 students attend Hueytown Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

53% of Hueytown Middle School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hueytown Middle School?

Hueytown Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Hueytown Middle School offer ?

Hueytown Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Hueytown Middle School part of?

Hueytown Middle School is part of Jefferson County School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Schools Closed - Weather Day
February 20, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - Weather Day
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 29, 2023 (Wednesday)
Last Day for Students - End of 2nd Semester
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
Schools Closed - Memorial Day
May 29, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 813 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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