Semmes Middle School

  • Semmes Middle School serves 1,526 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Semmes Middle School operates within the Mobile County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1526 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,526 students
Semmes Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Semmes Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Semmes Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Semmes Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more 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 21:1 18:1
Semmes Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Semmes Middle School American Indian Students (2009-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Semmes Middle School Asian Students (2005-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Semmes Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
n/a
33%
Semmes Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
56%
Semmes Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Semmes Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.36 0.32
Semmes Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
41%
47%
Semmes Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Semmes Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Mobile County School District's student population of 59,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,503 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,871 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
6
Number of Students Managed 59,789 2,879
Mobile County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $559 MM $28 MM
Mobile County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $581 MM $29 MM
Mobile County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,503 $9,721
Mobile County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,871 $10,229
Mobile County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SemmesMary G Montgomery High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2139 students
    0.9 miles
    P.o. Box 49
    SemmesAL 36575
    (251)221-3153
    0.99-122139
  • SemmesSemmes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
    1.2 miles
    10100 Blackwell Nursery Rd
    SemmesAL 36575
    (251)221-1631
    1.2PK-5589
  • Eight MileMattie T Blount High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 967 students
    2.8 miles
    5450 Lott Road
    Eight MileAL 36613
    (251)221-3070
    2.89-12967
  • SemmesAllentown Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 805 students
    2.9 miles
    10330 Howells Ferry Rd
    SemmesAL 36575
    (251)221-1000
    2.9KG-5805
  • SemmesThe Learning TreeSpecial Education School
    Grades: KG-12
    3.6 miles
    P.o. Box 1306
    SemmesAL 36575
    (251)649-4420
    3.6KG-12n/a

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