PROFICIENCY 28% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Gadsden City
34%Gadsden
37%Alabama

Sansom Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Gadsden City" in Gadsden, AL. There are a total of 454 students and 26 teachers at Sansom Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 324 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

Sansom Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.5%, which is 27% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students454
Teachers25.9
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch324
Reduced lunch41

 

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 Sansom 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
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640-44%
730-34%
810-14%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All28%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
730-34%
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.

Sansom Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 54.1% 38.7% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 39.0% 48.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.6% 9.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 2.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Gadsden demographics profile

StatisticGadsdenAlabamaNational
Population36,2354,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9719791
Median age40.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Speak English93%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gadsden

IndexGadsdenAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade72.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school70.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Sansom Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.