James a Davis Middle School



James a Davis Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James a Davis Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 283
7 247
8 288
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James a Davis Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bessemer, AL in the Bessemer City School District. It enrolls 818 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 818
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.25

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James a Davis Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 436
(53%)
1,435
(52%)
 Female 382
(47%)
1,326
(48%)

James a Davis Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 742
(91%)
2,476
(90%)
 Hispanic 52
(6%)
214
(8%)
 White 19
(2%)
56
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

James a Davis Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 581
(71%)
2,000
(72%)
 Not Eligible 237
(29%)
761
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of James a Davis Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.0%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

James a Davis Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 633
2006 610
2007 661
2008 688
2009 651
2010 661
2011 670
2012 618
2013 954
2014 886
2015 818

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.7
2007 19.5
2008 18.3
2009 20.3
2010 18.4
2011 18
2012 16.9
2013 22.4
2014 18.4
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82306477093207
2006 0.90655737704918
2007 0.84417549167927
2008 0.82412790697674
2009 0.85560675883257
2010 0.91679273827534
2011 0.92089552238806
2012 0.92071197411003
2013 0.88364779874214
2014 0.67832957110609
2015 0.71026894865526

Compare James a Davis Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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James a Davis Middle School
Bessemer, AL
Public 06 - 08 818 20.3:1  
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Public KG - 05 331 16:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 303 17.8:1 4 miles
Hueytown Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 762 20.1:1 5 miles
North Highland Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 306 16.5:1 5 miles
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Public KG - 05 261 19.5:1 5 miles
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Public KG - 05 899 17.3:1 6 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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