Austin Junior High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Austin Junior High School
Austin Junior High School is a public school located in Austin, Texas. It is part of the Austin Independent School District and serves students in grades 7-8. Austin Junior High School has a strong academic program and offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students to participate in. The school has a long-standing tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts. The school also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, including a student-run newspaper, robotics team, and a chess club. Austin Junior High School is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing environment for its students and is committed to helping them reach their full potential. With dedicated teachers, staff, and administrators, Austin Junior High School is an excellent place for students to learn and grow.
1625 Danville Road Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
8 – 9
Overview Austin Junior High School
Austin Junior High School serves 732 students in grades 8-9.
Austin Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Verdict on Austin Junior High School
Austin Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Austin Junior High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.