Mt Gap Middle School

Mt Gap Middle School serves 699 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Mt Gap Middle School operates within the Huntsville City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 699 students has grown by 96% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 699 students
Mt Gap Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mt Gap Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Mt Gap Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mt Gap Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Mt Gap Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Mt Gap Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Mt Gap Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
11%
34%
Mt Gap Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
57%
Mt Gap Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Mt Gap Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.32
Mt Gap Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
52%
Mt Gap Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Mt Gap Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Huntsville City School District's student population of 23,656 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,546 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,657 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Huntsville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
7
Number of Students Managed 23,656 3,026
Huntsville City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $247 MM $30 MM
Huntsville City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $273 MM $30 MM
Huntsville City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,546 $10,181
Huntsville City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,657 $10,301
Huntsville City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Virgil Grissom High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Challenger Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Gap Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HuntsvilleMt Gap Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5
    0 miles
    821 Mt Gap Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7360
    0KG-5n/a
  • HuntsvilleChallenger Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
    1 miles
    13555 Chaney Thompson Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7060
    1PK-5585
  • HuntsvilleChallenger Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 526 students
    1 miles
    13555 Chaney Thompson Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7620
    16-8526
  • HuntsvilleWeatherly Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    1.2 miles
    1307 Canstatt Dr
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7460
    1.2PK-5527
  • HuntsvilleFarley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    2.4 miles
    2900 Green Cove Rd Sw
    HuntsvilleAL 35803
    (256)428-7160
    2.4PK-5338

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