Irondale Middle School

6200 Old Leeds Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Irondale Middle School serves 513 students in grades 6-8.
Irondale 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 21% (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 30% (which is lower 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 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Irondale Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Irondale Middle School's student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Irondale 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 Irondale 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
#1076 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
24%
8%
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Black
60%
33%
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White
14%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Irondale Middle School is Shades Valley High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Christian School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grantswood Community Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Shades Valley High School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,338 student
    0.2 miles
    6100 Old Leeds Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-5350
    0.2 9-12 1,338
  • Birmingham Grantswood Community Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 368 students
    1.0 miles
    5110 Grantswood Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-3700
    1 K-2 368
  • Birmingham Irondale Community School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 417 students
    2.8 miles
    225 16th St S
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-4200
    2.8 3-5 417
  • Birmingham Christian School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
    3.0 miles
    725 Mountain Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205) 231-5249
    3 PK-8 658
  • Birmingham We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 324 students
    3.2 miles
    1757 Montclair Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 231-8680
    3.2 6-8 324

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