West Blocton Middle School

  • West Blocton Middle School serves 447 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • West Blocton Middle School's student population of 447 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Blocton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Blocton Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#620 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Blocton 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Blocton 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
7%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Blocton Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
90%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Blocton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.190.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Blocton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Blocton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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This school is awesome. My daughter has improved so much since we have been here. The teachers are wonderful to her and gives her the help she needs to be able to progress in life. I am very greatful for being a part of the West Blocton family
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