Charles Henderson Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Charles Henderson Middle School
Charles Henderson Middle School is a public school located in Troy, Alabama. It is part of the Troy City Schools system and serves students in grades 6-8. The school is named for Charles Henderson, a prominent local businessman and philanthropist who was instrumental in the founding of the school.
The school offers a wide range of academic, extracurricular and athletic programs. Students have the opportunity to take classes in subjects such as math, science, language arts, social studies, and foreign language. The school also offers a variety of clubs and activities such as band, choir, art, and drama.
Charles Henderson Middle School also has a strong athletic program, with teams competing in football, basketball, baseball, softball, track and field, and other sports. The school also offers a variety of intramural sports, such as flag football and volleyball.
The school has a strong sense of community, with students and faculty working together to create a safe and supportive learning environment. The school also has a variety of community outreach initiatives that are designed to help students become active citizens in their community.
Charles Henderson Middle School is committed to helping students reach their full potential and become successful and productive members of society.
800 Elm St
Troy, AL 36081
7 – 8
Overview Charles Henderson Middle School
Charles Henderson Middle School serves 263 students in grades 7-8.
Charles Henderson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Charles Henderson Middle School
Charles Henderson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Charles Henderson Middle School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.