Semmes Middle School

4566 Ed George Road
Semmes, AL 36575
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Semmes Middle School serves 1,441 students in grades 6-8.
Semmes Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Semmes Middle School's student population of 1,441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Rankings

Semmes Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Semmes Middle School is 0.47, 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
#814 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
23%
33%
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White
69%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Semmes Middle School is Mary G Montgomery High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cl Scarborough Model Middle School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Semmes Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Semmes Mary G Montgomery High School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,000 students
    0.9 miles
    4275 Snow Rd
    Semmes, AL 36575
    (251) 221-3153
    0.9 9-12 2,000
  • Semmes Semmes Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    1.2 miles
    10100 Blackwell Nursery Rd S
    Semmes, AL 36575
    (251) 221-1630
    1.2 PK-5 557
  • Eight Mile Mattie T Blount High School Math: 14% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 952 students
    2.8 miles
    5450 Lott Road
    Eight Mile, AL 36613
    (251) 221-3070
    2.8 9-12 952
  • Semmes Allentown Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 832 students
    2.9 miles
    10330 Howells Ferry Rd
    Semmes, AL 36575
    (251) 221-1000
    2.9 PK-5 832
  • Wilmer Wilmer Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 600 students
    5.4 miles
    7456 Wilmergeorgetown Rd
    Wilmer, AL 36587
    (251) 221-1780
    5.4 PK-5 600

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