Rainbow Middle School

Tel: (256)442-1095
Grades 6-8
662 students
Rainbow Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Rainbow Middle School operates within the Etowah County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 662 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 662 students
Rainbow Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rainbow Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Rainbow Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rainbow Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Rainbow Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Rainbow Middle School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Rainbow Middle School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
6%
34%
Rainbow Middle School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
90%
57%
Rainbow Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.32
Rainbow Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
52%
Rainbow Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Rainbow Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Etowah County School District's student population of 8,981 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,009 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,041 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Etowah County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,981 3,026
Etowah County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $30 MM
Etowah County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $74 MM $30 MM
Etowah County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,009 $10,181
Etowah County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,041 $10,301
Etowah County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Etowah Co Spec Ed Learning Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Etowah Co Spec Ed Learning Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John S Jones Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rainbow CityJohn S Jones Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 714 students
    0.1 miles
    301 Lumley Rd
    Rainbow CityAL 35906
    (256)442-2900
    0.1KG-5714
  • Rainbow CityEtowah Co Spec Ed Learning CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    1.3 miles
    209a Grand Ave West
    Rainbow CityAL 35906
    (256)442-1050
    1.3PK-12n/a
  • GadsdenSouthside High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 858 students
    2.8 miles
    2361 School Dr
    GadsdenAL 35907
    (256)442-2172
    2.89-12858
  • GadsdenEura Brown Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 397 students
    2.9 miles
    1231 Alcott Rd
    GadsdenAL 35901
    (256)546-0011
    2.9KG-5397
  • GadsdenSouthside Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 605 students
    3.1 miles
    2551 Hwy 77
    GadsdenAL 35907
    (256)442-1090
    3.1KG-5605

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