PROFICIENCY 36% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Shelby County
38%Calera
37%Alabama

Calera Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Shelby County" in Calera, AL. There are a total of 632 students and 30 teachers at Calera Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 248 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

Calera Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 5% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students632
Teachers29.5
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch248
Reduced lunch65

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Calera Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
650-54%
730-34%
825-29%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
635-39%
725-29%
830-34%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Calera Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 57.0% 75.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 36.3% 14.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 2.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 5.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 1.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Calera demographics profile

StatisticCaleraAlabamaNational
Population12,8394,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5339791
Median age33.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Calera

IndexCaleraAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college66.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Calera Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.