Muscle Shoals Middle School

100 Trojan Dr
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Muscle Shoals Middle School serves 663 students in grades 6-8.
Muscle Shoals Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Muscle Shoals Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Muscle Shoals Middle School's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Muscle Shoals Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Muscle Shoals Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#178 out of 1276 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
17%
32%
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White
65%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Muscle Shoals Middle School's ranking?
Muscle Shoals Middle School is ranked #178 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Muscle Shoals Middle School often compared to?
Muscle Shoals Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Deshler Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Muscle Shoals Middle School?
663 students attend Muscle Shoals Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Muscle Shoals Middle School students are White, 17% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Muscle Shoals Middle School?
Muscle Shoals Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Muscle Shoals Middle School offer ?
Muscle Shoals Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Muscle Shoals Middle School part of?
Muscle Shoals Middle School is part of Muscle Shoals City School District.

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Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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