309 Randolph Street
Pinckard, AL 36371
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Dale Middle School serves 424 students in grades 5-8.
South Dale 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Dale Middle School's student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

South Dale Middle School is ranked within the top 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 South Dale Middle School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#404 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
30%
33%
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White
66%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 424 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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