PROFICIENCY 17% 55% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
29%Chambers County
17%La Fayette
37%Alabama

John P Powell Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Chambers County" in La Fayette, AL. There are a total of 153 students and 11 teachers at John P Powell Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 134 free lunch students and 13 reduced lunch students.

John P Powell Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 55% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students153
Teachers10.74
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch134
Reduced lunch13

 

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 John P Powell 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
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-29%
711-19%
811-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6<= 10%
711-19%
830-39%
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.

John P Powell Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 6.5% 48.7% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 89.7% 46.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.7% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.3% 1.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 1.9% 1.7% 3.1%

La Fayette demographics profile

StatisticLa FayetteAlabamaNational
Population2,9754,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3369791
Median age43.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in La Fayette

IndexLa FayetteAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade69.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school68.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college27.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.8%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The John P Powell Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.