Rainbow Middle School

454 Lumbley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Rainbow Middle School serves 641 students in grades 6-8.
Rainbow 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Rainbow Middle School's student population of 641 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Rainbow Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Rainbow Middle School is 0.24, 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
#404 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
87%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.240.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Rainbow Middle School is Etowah County Special Education Learning Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John S Jones Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rainbow City John S Jones Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 698 students
    0.1 miles
    301 Lumley Rd
    Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (256) 442-2900
    0.1 PK-5 698
  • Rainbow City Etowah County Special Education Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    1.3 miles
    209a Grand Ave W
    Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (256) 442-1050
    1.3 PK-12 n/a
  • Gadsden Southside High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 820 students
    2.8 miles
    2361 School Drive
    Gadsden, AL 35907
    (256) 442-2172
    2.8 9-12 820
  • Gadsden Eura Brown Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
    2.9 miles
    1231 Alcott Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-0011
    2.9 K-5 352
  • Gadsden Southside Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    3.1 miles
    2551 Highway 77
    Gadsden, AL 35907
    (256) 442-1090
    3.1 PK-5 549

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