Louis Pizitz Middle School

  • Louis Pizitz Middle School serves 1,108 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Louis Pizitz Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Louis Pizitz Middle School's student population of 1,108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Louis Pizitz Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Louis Pizitz Middle School is 0.35, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#29 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louis Pizitz 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 Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
80%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Louis Pizitz Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louis Pizitz Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVestavia Hills City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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