Huntsville Junior High School

817 Adams St Se
Huntsville, AL 35801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Huntsville Junior High School serves 481 students in grades 6-8.
Huntsville Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Huntsville Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Huntsville Junior High School's student population of 481 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Huntsville Junior High 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 Huntsville Junior High School is 0.62, which is more 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
#655 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
40%
33%
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White
47%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Huntsville Junior High School is Huntsville High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Neavesdavis Detention Center For Children (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blossomwood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntsville Blossomwood Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 700 students
    0.3 miles
    1321 Woodmont Avenue
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-7020
    0.3 PK-6 700
  • Huntsville Huntsville High School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,828 student
    0.6 miles
    2304 Billie Watkins Sw
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 428-8050
    0.6 9-12 1,828
  • Huntsville Neavesdavis Detention Center For Children Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    1.9 miles
    817 Cook Ave
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 532-0300
    1.9 K-12 n/a
  • Huntsville Sonnie Hereford Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 550 students
    2.0 miles
    2755 Wilson Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35816
    (256) 428-7440
    2 PK-6 550
  • Huntsville Chapman Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 556 students
    2.1 miles
    2006 Reuben Dr
    Huntsville, AL 35811
    (256) 428-7640
    2.1 PK-8 556

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