Middle Schools in Midfield City


There is only one middle school located in Midfield City, Alabama - Rutledge School. This school serves students in grades 6-8 and has consistently ranked among the lowest-performing middle schools in the state over the past three years.

Rutledge School's academic performance is a major concern, with proficiency rates in core subjects like Math and English Language Arts significantly below state averages at all grade levels. For example, in 8th grade Math, 0% of Rutledge students were proficient or better, compared to the state average of 21.12%. The school's overall performance rating by SchoolDigger is 0 out of 5 stars, indicating very poor performance. Despite higher-than-average per-student spending and a slightly lower student-teacher ratio, the school is still struggling to achieve acceptable academic outcomes.

The school's student population is highly diverse, with 88.57% African American, 8.89% Hispanic, and 1.27% White students. Additionally, 92.06% of Rutledge students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a high-poverty student population. These demographic factors, combined with the school's persistent underperformance, suggest that students at Rutledge may be facing significant socioeconomic and educational challenges that are contributing to their poor academic outcomes. Addressing the root causes of this poor performance will likely require a multi-faceted approach that considers both school-level and district-level factors.

District Detail

 417 Parkwood St
Midfield, AL 35228-2230

 (205) 923-2262

SchoolDigger Rank:
128th of 134 Alabama districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,045

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Alabama State Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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