PROFICIENCY 43% 13% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Tuscaloosa County

Echols Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Tuscaloosa County" in Northport, AL. There are a total of 681 students and 32 teachers at Echols Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 259 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Echols Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.5%, which is 13% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch259
Reduced lunch38


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 Echols 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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Echols Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 67.5% 64.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 25.3% 27.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.9% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 4.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.0% 1.9% 1.7% 3.1%

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Oak Hill School50%2.6Tuscaloosa, AL
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Oakdale Primary School27%3.1Tuscaloosa, AL

Northport demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4669291
Median age33.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Northport

Completed 8th grade88.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.0%1.3%
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