W F Burns Middle School

292 Johnson St
Valley, AL 36854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
W F Burns Middle School serves 627 students in grades 6-8.
W F Burns 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 37% (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 36% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

W F Burns Middle School's student population of 627 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students627 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of W F Burns Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

W F Burns 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 W F Burns Middle School is 0.54, 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
#848 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in W F Burns Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in W F Burns Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
37%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in W F Burns Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
57%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.59
This chart display the diversity score of W F Burns Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W F Burns Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W F Burns Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChambers County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W F Burns Middle School is Valley High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lanett Junior High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfax Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valley Valley High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 799 students
    1.0 miles
    501 Highway 29
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 756-4105
    1 9-12 799
  • Valley Fairfax Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 490 students
    1.2 miles
    502 Blvd
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 756-2966
    1.2 PK-5 490
  • Valley Lafayette Lanier Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 241 students
    1.7 miles
    6001 20th Ave
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 756-3623
    1.7 3-5 241
  • Valley Bob Hardingshawmut Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 256 students
    2.5 miles
    3301 23rd Dr
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 710-2803
    2.5 PK-2 256
  • Lanett Huguley Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    3.3 miles
    3011 Phillips Rd
    Lanett, AL 36863
    (334) 576-2572
    3.3 PK-5 446

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