Martha Gaskins Middle School



Martha Gaskins Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martha Gaskins Middle School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 95
1 97
2 91
3 104
4 92
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martha Gaskins Middle School is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 592 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martha Gaskins Middle School is the 237th largest public school in Alabama and the 14,201st largest nationally. It has 25.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 592
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,201st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 237th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 777th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 512th out of 782

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Martha Gaskins Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 301
(51%)
9,543
(49%)
 Male 291
(49%)
10,067
(51%)

Martha Gaskins Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 490
(83%)
17,982
(92%)
 Hispanic 89
(15%)
1,205
(6%)
 White 5
(1%)
239
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
126
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
17
(0%)

Martha Gaskins Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(65%)
12,637
(64%)
 Not Eligible 210
(35%)
6,973
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Martha Gaskins Middle School is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martha Gaskins Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.5%) 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.

Martha Gaskins Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 503
2006 513
2007 364
2008 369
2009 391
2010 367
2011 357
2012 339
2013 491
2014 507
2015 592

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.7
2007 14.7
2008 16.7
2009 23
2010 20
2011 19.8
2012 18.8
2013 21.3
2014 23
2015 25.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79324055666004
2006 0.81286549707602
2007 0.84615384615385
2008 0.84281842818428
2009 0.8772378516624
2010 0.78201634877384
2011 0.9187675070028
2012 0.95280235988201
2013 0.90427698574338
2014 0.63313609467456
2015 0.64527027027027

Compare Martha Gaskins Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
2,570.0% 25.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Martha Gaskins Middle School
Birmingham, AL
Public KG - 05 592 25.7:1  
Huffman Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 342 21.4:1 1 miles
Integrity Christian Academy
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Private PK - 06 72 6:1 1 miles
Christian Alternative School
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Calvary Resurrection Christian Academy
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Private PK - 03 132 7:1 2 miles
Smith Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 541 30.1:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Lourdes Kindergarten
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Private PK - KG 76 14:1 2 miles
Huffman High School-Magnet
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Public PK - 12 1,433 21.7:1 2 miles
Robinson Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 382 14.7:1 2 miles
Huffman Academy
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Public PK - 05 816 19:1 3 miles
St Barnabas Regional School
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Private PK - 08 170 12:1 3 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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