PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County

Irondale Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Irondale, AL. There are a total of 541 students and 31 teachers at Irondale Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 318 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Irondale Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.5%, which is 16% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch318
Reduced lunch52


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 Irondale 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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Irondale Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 15.9% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 67.2% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.4% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

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Irondale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7269291
Median age38.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English89%95%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

Education level achieved in Irondale

Completed 8th grade83.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Irondale 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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