Westlawn Middle School

  • Westlawn Middle School serves 389 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Westlawn Middle School's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westlawn Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Westlawn Middle School is 0.04, 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 Testing Rank#1243 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
98%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.040.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 NameTuscaloosa City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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