Leeds Middle School

1771 Whitmire Street
Gadsden, AL 35904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Leeds Middle School serves 423 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 36% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Leeds Middle School's student population of 423 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leeds Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leeds Middle School is 0.53, 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#591 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
64%
55%
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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 Leeds Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.530.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeeds City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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