Sumiton Middle School
Sumiton Middle School serves 511 students in grades 5-8.
Sumiton 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 5-8
- Students: 511 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 14%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 38% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Sumiton Middle School's student population of 511 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sumiton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Sumiton Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#790 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
It's great going here im in 7th grade most of the kids are nice but I think the vice principal doesn't support the LGBTQ+ community :(
I am now a parent of 2 cholden in this school but went to school here from 1st gade all the way through 8th grade. This has always been an amazing school! I would not want my children going anywhere else!
The academic programs offered by the school are wonderful and competitive. They have an array of activities for children to be involved with. They have a vast award system and the facilities are adequate but, we need a "new" school in our district ASAP. The parents are very involved with their children's education here and we demand to be informed of changes being made where our children are concerned. If need be we will go to higher government to be heard. I am a proud parent and will not have the lives of my children compromised for other schools to have new and upgraded facilities when we should receive the new school because money has been donated for that sole purpose. We want our voices to be heard and we intend to have a compromise made to our children's benefit.
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