W S Neal Middle School serves 407 students in grades 5-8.
W S Neal 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 407 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
- Minority Enrollment: 34%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
W S Neal Middle School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
W S Neal Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of W S Neal Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#720 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is W S Neal Middle School's ranking?
W S Neal Middle School is ranked #720 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend W S Neal Middle School?
407 students attend W S Neal Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of W S Neal Middle School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W S Neal Middle School?
W S Neal Middle School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does W S Neal Middle School offer ?
W S Neal Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is W S Neal Middle School part of?
W S Neal Middle School is part of Escambia County School District.
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