Oak Mountain Middle School

5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Oak Mountain Middle School serves 1,093 students in grades 6-8.
Oak Mountain Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Oak Mountain Middle School's student population of 1,093 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,093 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Oak Mountain Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Oak Mountain Middle School is 0.42, 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
#120 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.420.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oak Mountain Middle School is Spain Park High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Berry Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Mountain Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Oak Mountain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 729 students
    0.0 miles
    5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5230
    0 PK-3 729
  • Birmingham Greystone Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
    1.1 miles
    300 Village Street
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 439-3200
    1.1 K-5 510
  • Birmingham Inverness Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 605 students
    1.2 miles
    5251 Valleydale Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5240
    1.2 PK-3 605
  • Birmingham Mt Laurel Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
    2.9 miles
    1 Jefferson Place
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-7230
    2.9 K-5 621
  • Birmingham Berry Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,179 student
    3.1 miles
    4500 Jaguar Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 439-2000
    3.1 6-8 1,179

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