Southlawn Middle School

5333 Mobile Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Southlawn Middle School serves 509 students in grades 6-8.
Southlawn 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 14% (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 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Southlawn Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Southlawn Middle School's student population of 509 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Southlawn 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 Southlawn Middle School is 0.19, 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
#1190 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
90%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southlawn Middle School is Carver Senior High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bellingrath Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southlawn Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Southlawn Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
    1.0 miles
    5225 Patricia Ln
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 284-8028
    1 PK-5 300
  • Montgomery King Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    2.4 miles
    4655 Gateway Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 284-8080
    2.4 PK-5 347
  • Montgomery Davis Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 427 students
    4.1 miles
    3605 Rosa Parks Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36105
    (334) 269-3662
    4.1 PK-5 427
  • Montgomery Carver Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 464 students
    4.3 miles
    3100 Mobile Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 269-3625
    4.3 PK-5 464
  • Montgomery Johnson Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    4.4 miles
    4550 Narrow Lane Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    (334) 284-8016
    4.4 K-5 452

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