Irondale Middle School

  • Irondale Middle School serves 498 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Irondale Middle School's student population of 498 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students498 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Irondale Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Irondale Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Irondale Middle School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#714 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Irondale Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Irondale Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
20%
7%
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Black
63%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Irondale Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
16%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Irondale Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Irondale Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.540.34
This chart display the diversity score of Irondale Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Irondale Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Irondale Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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