PROFICIENCY 36% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Shelby County

Calera Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Shelby County" in Columbiana, 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.


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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Calera Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 57.0% 75.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 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%

Other schools nearby

Meadow View Elementary School49%2.4Alabaster, AL
Calera Intermediate School35%3.6Calera, AL
Calera High School45%3.7Calera, AL
Montevallo Elementary School41%5.0Montevallo, AL
Montevallo High School30%5.1Montevallo, AL
Thompson Middle School41%5.7Alabaster, AL
Montevallo Middle School45%5.8Montevallo, AL
Thompson Intermediate School42%5.9Alabaster, AL
Thompson High School41%6.0Alabaster, AL
Thompson Sixth Grade Center59%6.1Alabaster, AL
Helena Middle School60%10.2Helena, AL
Helena High School57%10.3Helena, AL

Columbiana demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5839291
Median age37.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Speak English85%95%79%
Speak Spanish12%3%13%

Education level achieved in Columbiana

Completed 8th grade89.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college72.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.8%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%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.
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