Jones Valley Middle School

  • Jones Valley Middle School serves 373 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 12% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jones Valley 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jones Valley Middle School's student population of 373 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students373 students
This chart display total students of Jones Valley Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Jones Valley Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jones Valley Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Jones Valley Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Jones Valley 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jones Valley Middle School is 0.04, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1228 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Jones Valley Middle School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jones Valley 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)
12%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jones Valley 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 Ratio21:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jones Valley Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
98%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jones Valley Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jones Valley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jones Valley Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.040.59
This chart display the diversity score of Jones Valley Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jones Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jones Valley 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 NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Jones Valley Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Although Chicago public schools opened for the start of the 2012 - 2013 school year, a possible teacher's strike may grind the entire district to a halt just a week later. Stay abreast of the negotiations and the backup plans the district has made to keep schools open, even without teachers on campus.
The SATs are a make or break exam for high school students. Check out the 10 best ways to prepare for the big test.
Learn about the recent vote by the Indiana School Board to allow a state takeover of four Indiana schools beginning next school year.