Nicholslawson Middle School

1550 Talladega Highway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Nicholslawson Middle School serves 509 students in grades 6-8.
Nicholslawson Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Nicholslawson Middle School's student population of 509 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Rankings

Nicholslawson Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Nicholslawson Middle School is 0.51, 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 Testing Rank
#616 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
38%
33%
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White
59%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSylacauga City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nicholslawson Middle School is Sylacauga High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bb Comer Memorial High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Valley Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sylacauga Indian Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 514 students
    0.9 miles
    1099 Oldfield Rd
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 249-0397
    0.9 PK-2 514
  • Sylacauga Sylacauga High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 681 students
    1.1 miles
    701 N Broadway
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 249-0911
    1.1 9-12 681
  • Sylacauga Bb Comer Memorial Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 549 students
    1.4 miles
    803 Seminole Ave
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 315-5430
    1.4 PK-6 549
  • Sylacauga Bb Comer Memorial High School Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 424 students
    1.4 miles
    801 Seminole Ave
    Sylacauga, AL 35150
    (256) 315-5400
    1.4 7-12 424
  • Sylacauga Pinecrest Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 520 students
    3.0 miles
    615 Coaling Rd
    Sylacauga, AL 35151
    (256) 245-5700
    3 3-5 520

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