University Place Middle School (Closed 2021)

2010 First Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 145 students in grades 6-8, University Place Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 25-29% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
145 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
(17-18)
25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University Place 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 2017-18 school year data.
(17-18)
20-24%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University Place 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in University Place Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
85%
32%
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White
7%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in University Place Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.27
This chart display the diversity score of University Place Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in University Place Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University Place Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend University Place Middle School?
145 students attend University Place Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of University Place Middle School students are Black, 7% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of University Place Middle School?
University Place Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does University Place Middle School offer ?
University Place Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is University Place Middle School part of?
University Place Middle School is part of Tuscaloosa City School District.

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