Jeremiah A Denton Middle School

  • Jeremiah A Denton Middle School serves 448 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jeremiah A Denton Middle School's student population of 448 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jeremiah A Denton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jeremiah A Denton Middle School is 0.34, which is equal to 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#1165 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jeremiah A Denton 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 Ratio25:118:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
80%
33%
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White
13%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.340.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jeremiah A Denton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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This school has moved to a new address with all new administrators, teachers and a new building. It is now at 3800 Pleasant Valley Rd, Mobile AL 36609. It has 700 students from the 36609 area. It is next door to Davidson High School (college prep). Denton has more new instructional technology than any area middle school. The new staff is working hard at becoming a blue-ribbon school.
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