Minor Middle School

  • Minor Middle School serves 665 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 22% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minor 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 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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

School Overview

  • Minor Middle School's student population of 665 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students665 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Minor Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Minor 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 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Minor Middle School is 0.30, 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)#1046 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minor 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 Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
83%
33%
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White
12%
55%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Minor Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.300.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Minor 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
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minor Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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