South Dale Middle School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Dale Middle School serves 424 students in grades 5-8.
South Dale 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
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 grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

South Dale Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#798 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.480.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Dale Middle School is Dale County High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wicksburg High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Midland City Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Midland City Midland City Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 412 students
    2.2 miles
    48 Second Street
    Midland City, AL 36350
    (334) 983-4591
    2.2 K-4 412
  • Midland City Dale County High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 474 students
    2.5 miles
    11470 County Road 59
    Midland City, AL 36350
    (334) 983-3541
    2.5 9-12 474
  • Newton Newton Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 253 students
    3.1 miles
    523 South College St
    Newton, AL 36352
    (334) 445-5564
    3.1 K-6 253
  • Dothan Kelly Springs Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    5.9 miles
    1124 Kelly Springs Rd
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 983-6565
    5.9 PK-5 451
  • Dothan Highlands Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
    7.3 miles
    1400 S Brannon Stand Rd
    Dothan, AL 36305
    (334) 794-1459
    7.3 K-5 502

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