Rock Quary Middle School

  • Rock Quary Middle School serves 530 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 68% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rock Quary Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Rock Quary Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Rock Quary Middle School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rock Quary Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rock Quary Middle School is 0.43, 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 School Rank#65 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
73%
55%
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Diversity Score0.430.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuscaloosa Rock Quarry Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    0.1 miles
    2000 Rock Quarry Dr
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)759-8347
    0.1 PK-5 543
  • Tuscaloosa Northridge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,002 student
    1.1 miles
    2901 Northridge Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)759-3590
    1.1 9-12 1,002
  • Tuscaloosa Verner Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
    2.0 miles
    2701 Northridge Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)759-3667
    2.0 PK-5 570
  • Tuscaloosa Holt High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 388 students
    2.4 miles
    3801 Alabama Ave Ne
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205)342-2768
    2.4 9-12 388
  • Tuscaloosa Holt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    3.0 miles
    1001 Crescent Ridge Road
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205)342-2650
    3.0 PK-5 543

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