Sipsey Valley Middle School



Sipsey Valley Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sipsey Valley Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 135
7 122
8 120
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sipsey Valley Middle School is a public elementary school located in Buhl, AL in the Tuscaloosa County School District. It enrolls 377 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 377
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.4

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Sipsey Valley Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(53%)
6,554
(52%)
 Female 177
(47%)
6,142
(48%)

Sipsey Valley Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 278
(74%)
8,354
(66%)
 Black 80
(21%)
3,463
(27%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
596
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
162
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
98
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sipsey Valley Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 178
(47%)
6,064
(48%)
 Not Eligible 172
(46%)
5,587
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
1,045
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sipsey Valley Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sipsey Valley Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 413
2011 389
2012 377

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 15
2011 14.9
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.53753026634383
2011 0.53213367609255
2012 0.54376657824934

Compare Sipsey Valley Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sipsey Valley Middle School
Buhl, AL
Public 06 - 09 377 13.3:1  
Buhl Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 180 13.8:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 05 327 12.9:1 9 miles
The Capitol School
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Private PK - 12 139 5:1 9 miles
Westlawn Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 477 13.2:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 05 326 16.3:1 9 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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