Sipsey Valley Middle School

Sipsey Valley Middle School serves 371 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sipsey Valley Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sipsey Valley Middle School's student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Sipsey Valley Middle 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 Sipsey Valley Middle School is 0.41, 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
#582 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
17%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sipsey Valley Middle School is Sipsey Valley High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westlawn Middle School (9.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buhl Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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