100 Country Club Rd
Vine Grove, KY 40175
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
James T Alton Middle School serves 654 students in grades 6-8.
James T Alton Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

James T Alton Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

James T Alton Middle School's student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

James T Alton Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James T Alton Middle School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#476 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
16%
10%
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White
63%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 20%)

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