Peter F Alba Middle School

14180 S Wintzell Ave
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Peter F Alba Middle School serves 512 students in grades 6-8.
Peter F Alba Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Peter F Alba Middle School's student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Rankings

Peter F Alba Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Peter F Alba Middle School is 0.47, 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
#640 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
71%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Peter F Alba Middle School is Alma Bryant High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grand Bay Middle School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dixon Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irvington Dixon Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
    3.3 miles
    8650 Four Mile Rd
    Irvington, AL 36544
    (251) 824-4314
    3.3 PK-5 494
  • Irvington Anna F Booth Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
    3.8 miles
    17001 Hurricane Blvd
    Irvington, AL 36544
    (251) 824-1740
    3.8 PK-5 511
  • Irvington Alma Bryant High School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,742 student
    3.9 miles
    14001 Hurricane Blvd
    Irvington, AL 36544
    (251) 824-3213
    3.9 9-12 1,742
  • Irvington George H Bryant Vocationalagricultural Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    8.0 miles
    8950 Padgett Switch Rd
    Irvington, AL 36544
    (251) 957-2845
    8 9-12 n/a
  • Irvington Saint Elmo Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
    8.0 miles
    8666 Mcdonald Rd
    Irvington, AL 36544
    (251) 957-6314
    8 PK-5 425

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