PROFICIENCY 14% 63% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Bullock County
17%Union Springs
37%Alabama

South Highlands Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Bullock County" in Union Springs, AL. There are a total of 405 students and 19 teachers at South Highlands Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 281 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

South Highlands Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.0%, which is 63% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students405
Teachers19
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch281
Reduced lunch0

 

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 South Highlands 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
All10%
3n/a
4n/a
510-14%
620-24%
7<= 5%
8<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
510-14%
620-24%
715-19%
820-24%
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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South Highlands Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 1.0% 1.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 89.4% 88.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 9.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bullock Co High School14%0.3Union Springs, AL
Union Springs Elementary School22%0.9Union Springs, AL

Union Springs demographics profile

StatisticUnion SpringsAlabamaNational
Population3,8084,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5759291
Median age40.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Union Springs

IndexUnion SpringsAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade61.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school58.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college31.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.1%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The South Highlands 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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