Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School

6077 Main St
Grant, AL 35747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School serves 433 students in grades 5-8.
Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School is 0.17, 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 Testing Rank
#353 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School is Kate D Smith Dar High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodville High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grant Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 453 students
    0.0 miles
    6077 Main St
    Grant, AL 35747
    (256) 728-2226
    0 PK-4 453
  • Grant Kate D Smith Dar High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 449 students
    0.0 miles
    6077 Main St
    Grant, AL 35747
    (256) 728-4238
    0 9-12 449
  • Woodville Woodville High School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 510 students
    5.4 miles
    290 County Road 63
    Woodville, AL 35776
    (256) 776-2874
    5.4 PK-12 510
  • Guntersville Claysville School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 135 students
    8.5 miles
    140 Claysville School Rd
    Guntersville, AL 35976
    (256) 582-4444
    8.5 PK-4 135
  • New Hope New Hope Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
    8.6 miles
    5300 Main Dr
    New Hope, AL 35760
    (256) 851-3260
    8.6 PK-8 674

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