Westlawn Middle School (Closed 2018)

  • 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.
  • Westlawn 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 84% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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 Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1164 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westlawn 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)
16%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westlawn 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 Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
32%
8%
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Black
44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westlawn Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westlawn Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
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 Score0.680.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westlawn Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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)
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