South Highlands Middle School

  • South Highlands Middle School serves 413 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • South Highlands Middle School's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Highlands Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Highlands Middle School is 0.26, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1148 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Highlands Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Highlands Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
85%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Highlands Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Highlands Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.260.59
This chart display the diversity score of South Highlands Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Highlands Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBullock County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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