PROFICIENCY 29% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Bibb County
33%West Blocton
37%Alabama

West Blocton Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Bibb County" in West Blocton, AL. There are a total of 482 students and 26 teachers at West Blocton Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 242 free lunch students and 54 reduced lunch students.

West Blocton Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 23% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students482
Teachers26
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch242
Reduced lunch54

 

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 West Blocton 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
All31%
3n/a
4n/a
525-29%
640-44%
725-29%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
525-29%
630-34%
720-24%
825-29%
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.

West Blocton Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 92.3% 76.0% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 6.9% 20.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 1.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.3% 1.7% 3.1%

West Blocton demographics profile

StatisticWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Population2,7204,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2889791
Median age46.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in West Blocton

IndexWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college35.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The West Blocton Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.