William R Martin Middle School

  • William R Martin Middle School serves 271 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 26% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • William R Martin 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 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

William R Martin Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • William R Martin Middle School's student population of 271 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William R Martin Middle School 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 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William R Martin Middle School is 0.54, 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)#905 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
54%
33%
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White
42%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William R Martin Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.540.59
This chart display the diversity score of William R Martin Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
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 William R Martin 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 NameDallas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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I am currently a student of Martin and, i think it's a wonderful school,I can honestly say they care about my education as well as my peers education.I enjoy coming to school each and everyday because I am positive that I am going to have fun as well as learn something new that will take me through life!. :) -*Amaria Cato
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