Ronald Mcnair 78

5000 Pulaski Pike
Huntsville, AL 35810
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 432 students in grades 7-8, Ronald Mcnair 78 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ronald Mcnair 78's student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
432 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Ronald Mcnair 78 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ronald Mcnair 78 is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1128 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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5%
29%
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24%
47%
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15%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
16%
10%
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Black
80%
32%
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White
4%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
44%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ronald Mcnair 78's ranking?
Ronald Mcnair 78 is ranked #1128 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Ronald Mcnair 78 often compared to?
Ronald Mcnair 78is often viewed alongside schools like Liberty Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Ronald Mcnair 78?
432 students attend Ronald Mcnair 78.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Ronald Mcnair 78 students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ronald Mcnair 78?
Ronald Mcnair 78 has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Ronald Mcnair 78 offer ?
Ronald Mcnair 78 offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Ronald Mcnair 78 part of?
Ronald Mcnair 78 is part of Huntsville City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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