We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet

  • We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet serves 324 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet's student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet is 0.10, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1155 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
95%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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