4566 Ed George Road
Semmes, AL 36575
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Semmes Middle School serves 1,498 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 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Semmes Middle School's student population of 1,498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 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 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
26%
32%
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White
65%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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