Scottsboro Junior High School

1601 Heroes Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35768
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Scottsboro Junior High School serves 410 students in grades 7-8.
Scottsboro Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 49% (which is higher 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.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Scottsboro Junior High School's student population of 410 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Scottsboro Junior High School is ranked within the top 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 Scottsboro Junior High School is 0.26, 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
#566 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
86%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.260.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScottsboro City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Scottsboro Junior High School is Scottsboro High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Section High School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Collins Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scottsboro Collins Intermediate School Math: 58% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 344 students
    0.3 miles
    102 Legion Dr
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2700
    0.3 5-6 344
  • Scottsboro Caldwell Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 408 students
    0.7 miles
    905 S Market St
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2500
    0.7 PK-4 408
  • Scottsboro Brownwood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 298 students
    1.8 miles
    305 Bingham St
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2400
    1.8 PK-4 298
  • Scottsboro Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 280 students
    2.1 miles
    202 Ida Moody Rd
    Scottsboro, AL 35769
    (256) 218-2600
    2.1 PK-4 280
  • Scottsboro Scottsboro High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 808 students
    2.5 miles
    25053 John T Reid Pkwy
    Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 218-2000
    2.5 9-12 808

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