1218 16th Ave Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Oak Park Middle School serves 645 students in grades 6-8.
Oak Park 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 48% (which is higher 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 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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Oak Park Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Oak Park Middle School's student population of 645 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Park 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 Oak Park Middle School is 0.64, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#566 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
25%
8%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
51%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 5%)

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