6200 Old Leeds Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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).

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

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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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Irondale Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1080 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 30%)

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