Pleasant Grove Middle School (Closed 2018)

805 7th Ave
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pleasant Grove Middle School served 377 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 22% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 36% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
22%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pleasant Grove 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pleasant Grove 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pleasant Grove Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
1%
Asian
(15-16)
n/a
1%
Hispanic
(15-16)
1%
7%
Black
(15-16)
79%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pleasant Grove Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
(15-16)
20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pleasant Grove Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
n/a
2%
Diversity Score
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Pleasant Grove Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pleasant Grove Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pleasant Grove Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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