301 Old School Drive
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lowndes County Middle School serves 145 students in grades 6-8.
Lowndes County 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lowndes County Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Lowndes County Middle School's student population of 145 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
145 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowndes County 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lowndes County Middle School is 0.10, 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1136 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
95%
33%
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White
3%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 145 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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