PROFICIENCY 38% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Fort Payne City
38%Fort Payne
37%Alabama

Fort Payne Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Fort Payne City" in Fort Payne, AL. There are a total of 944 students and 49 teachers at Fort Payne Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 571 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Fort Payne Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.0%, which is 1% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students944
Teachers48.5
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch571
Reduced lunch40

 

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 Fort Payne 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
All41%
3n/a
4n/a
540-44%
655-59%
740-44%
825-29%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35%
3n/a
4n/a
520-24%
645-49%
735-39%
835-39%
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.

Fort Payne Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 54.2% 56.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 4.3% 3.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 34.3% 34.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.6% 4.9% 1.7% 3.1%

Fort Payne demographics profile

StatisticFort PayneAlabamaNational
Population14,1014,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2519791
Median age37.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English80%95%79%
Speak Spanish19%3%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Payne

IndexFort PayneAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade67.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school64.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college40.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Fort Payne Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.