PROFICIENCY 34% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Florence City

Florence Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Florence City" in Florence, AL. There are a total of 682 students and 44 teachers at Florence Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 354 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Florence Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 9% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch354
Reduced lunch33


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 Florence 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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Florence Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 53.9% 54.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 36.6% 34.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.2% 6.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 3.2% 1.7% 3.1%

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Kilby Laboratory School82%0.6Florence, AL
Hibbett School41%1.5Florence, AL
Harlan Elementary School32%1.6Florence, AL
Florence High School43%1.7Florence, AL
Weeden Elementary School27%1.8Florence, AL
L E Willson Elementary School37%2.8Sheffield, AL
Forest Hills School59%2.8Florence, AL
Sheffield Jr High School25%3.0Sheffield, AL
Sheffield High School32%3.0Sheffield, AL
Underwood Elementary School55%4.5Underwood-Petersville, AL
Mcbride Elementary School63%4.7Muscle Shoals, AL
Muscle Shoals Middle School66%4.8Muscle Shoals, AL

Florence demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,5319291
Median age38.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Florence

Completed 8th grade81.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.1%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Florence 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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