Piedmont Middle School

401 N Main St
Piedmont, AL 36272
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 261 students in grades 6-8, Piedmont Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 20% in AL
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Piedmont Middle School's student population of 261 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
261 students
This chart display total students of Piedmont Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Piedmont Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Piedmont Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Piedmont Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Piedmont Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Piedmont Middle School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#171 out of 1285 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Piedmont Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
53%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Piedmont Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
61%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Piedmont Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Piedmont Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Piedmont Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
12%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piedmont Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.36
This chart display the diversity score of Piedmont Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Piedmont Middle 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
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piedmont Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Piedmont Middle School's ranking?
Piedmont Middle School is ranked #171 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Piedmont Middle School often compared to?
Piedmont Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Leeds Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Piedmont Middle School?
261 students attend Piedmont Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Piedmont Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Piedmont Middle School?
Piedmont Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Piedmont Middle School offer ?
Piedmont Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Piedmont Middle School part of?
Piedmont Middle School is part of Piedmont City School District.

School Reviews

Review Piedmont Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Quick Links