Tipton Durant Middle School

2500 Tipton St
Selma, AL 36701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Tipton Durant Middle School serves 212 students in grades 6-8.
Tipton Durant 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 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tipton Durant Middle School's student population of 212 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Tipton Durant 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 Tipton Durant Middle School is 0.02, 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
#1228 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)
15%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Tipton Durant Middle School is Phoenix School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bruce K Craig Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Selma Bruce K Craig Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 275 students
    1.7 miles
    Building 108 Craig Ind Park
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 875-7937
    1.7 3-5 275
  • Selma Southside Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 233 students
    1.8 miles
    3104 Old Montgomery Hwy
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-9566
    1.8 K-2 233
  • Selma Phoenix School Alternative School
    Grades: 4-11
    2.5 miles
    501 Plant St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1718
    2.5 4-11 n/a
  • Selma Byrd First Class Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 153 students
    2.8 miles
    625 Lapsley St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1620
    2.8 PK 153
  • Selma Clark Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
    2.8 miles
    405 Lawrence St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1630
    2.8 PK-5 351

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