Westlawn Middle School (Closed 2018)

4217 9th Ave W
Huntsville, AL 35805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westlawn Middle School served 307 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 13% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 16% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 84% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students307 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Westlawn Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Westlawn Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
13%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
16%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
31%
8%
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Black
44%
33%
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White
16%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westlawn Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.690.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westlawn Middle School is Huntsville High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Morris P8 (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntsville Morris P8 Math: 27% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,014 student
    0.7 miles
    4801 Bob Wallace Ave Sw
    Huntsville, AL 35805
    (256) 428-7340
    0.7 PK-8 1,014
  • Huntsville Ridgecrest Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    1.1 miles
    3505 Cerro Vista St Sw
    Huntsville, AL 35805
    (256) 428-7380
    1.1 PK-5 605
  • Huntsville Sonnie Hereford Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 550 students
    1.6 miles
    2755 Wilson Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35816
    (256) 428-7440
    1.6 PK-6 550
  • Huntsville Academy For Academics Arts Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 662 students
    1.8 miles
    2800 Poplar St Nw
    Huntsville, AL 35816
    (256) 428-7600
    1.8 PK-8 662
  • Huntsville Mcdonnell Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
    1.9 miles
    4010 Binderton Pl
    Huntsville, AL 35805
    (256) 428-7280
    1.9 PK-5 514
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