Paramount Junior High School (Closed 2021)

17404 County Road 20
Boligee, AL 35443
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 255 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Paramount Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 43%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 15-19% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Paramount Junior High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AL)
(15-16)
20-24%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paramount Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
(15-16)
15-19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paramount Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Paramount Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
1%
Asian
(15-16)
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Paramount Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
(15-16)
n/a
7%
Black
(15-16)
97%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paramount Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
(15-16)
n/a
56%
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
n/a
2%
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Paramount Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paramount Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paramount Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% AL state average).
How many students attend Paramount Junior High School?
255 students attend Paramount Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Paramount Junior High School students are Black, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paramount Junior High School?
Paramount Junior High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Paramount Junior High School offer ?
Paramount Junior High School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Paramount Junior High School part of?
Paramount Junior High School is part of Greene County School District.

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