Drake Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Drake Middle School
Drake Middle School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the heart of the city. With over 900 students in grades 6-8, Drake Middle School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. Drake Middle School is dedicated to providing a rigorous and meaningful education that challenges every student to reach their full potential. Our teachers and staff strive to create a positive, nurturing learning environment that encourages students to be creative, think critically, and develop a strong sense of self-worth and respect for others. We offer a variety of extracurricular activities, clubs, and sports teams that help foster a sense of school spirit and community. We are proud of our commitment to excellence and strive to ensure that every student is given the opportunity to reach their highest potential.
655 N Donahue Dr
Auburn, AL 36832
Overview Drake Middle School
Drake Middle School serves 682 students in grades 6.
Drake Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Drake Middle School
Drake Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Drake Middle School is 0.62, 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.