Rutledge School

1221 8th St
Birmingham, AL 35228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Rutledge School serves 313 students in grades 5-8.
Rutledge School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

Rutledge School's student population of 313 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Rutledge School is ranked within the bottom 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 Rutledge School is 0.15, 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
#1154 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
92%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.150.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rutledge School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMidfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rutledge School is Midfield Area Vocational Department (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Brighton School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bessemer Brighton School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
    0.8 miles
    3400 Brown Cir
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 379-2650
    0.8 PK-8 412
  • Fairfield Glen Oaks Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 327 students
    1.1 miles
    1301 Highland Dr
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 783-6837
    1.1 K-6 327
  • Bessemer Lipscomb Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
    1.9 miles
    5605 10th St S
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 379-4550
    1.9 K-5 254
  • Birmingham Midfield Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 400 students
    1.9 miles
    416 Parkwood St
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205) 923-7727
    1.9 PK-4 400
  • Birmingham Midfield Area Vocational Department Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.0 miles
    1600 High School Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205) 923-2833
    2 9-12 n/a

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