454 Lumbley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Rainbow Middle School serves 643 students in grades 6-8.
Rainbow Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Rainbow Middle School's student population of 643 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Rainbow Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Rainbow Middle School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#292 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
7%
32%
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White
83%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   2/21/2019
I love RMS so much! I am in 6th grade and I have so many good friends! RMS is the best school ever!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Aubree Bertch

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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