PROFICIENCY 64% 69% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
70%Madison City
70%Madison
37%Alabama

Discovery Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Madison City" in Madison, AL. There are a total of 754 students and 41 teachers at Discovery Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 132 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Discovery Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 69% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students754
Teachers40.5
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch132
Reduced lunch37

 

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 Discovery 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
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
769%
859%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
759%
866%
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.

Discovery Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 64.8% 64.6% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 21.8% 20.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 7.9% 8.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 3.7% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 2.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Madison demographics profile

StatisticMadisonAlabamaNational
Population46,3964,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,5689791
Median age37.838.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%57%55%
Speak English90%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Madison

IndexMadisonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade94.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college84.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors57.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters22.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Discovery Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.