Duran Junior High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Duran Junior High School
Duran Junior High School is a public school located in the heart of the city. It is a place where students can learn and grow in a safe and supportive environment. The school offers a variety of classes that are tailored to meet the individual needs of each student. The curriculum is designed to help students develop a strong academic foundation and to prepare them for success in high school and beyond.
The faculty at Duran Junior High School is committed to providing a quality education for all students. They strive to create a safe and nurturing learning environment where students can explore their interests, build relationships, and develop the skills needed to succeed in life.
Duran Junior High School also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports teams, clubs, and other activities. These activities allow students to develop their talents and interests outside of the classroom.
Duran Junior High School is committed to providing students with the best educational experience possible. They believe that through a combination of quality instruction, a safe and supportive environment, and a variety of extracurricular activities, students can reach their full potential.
309 Williamson Dr
Pell City, AL 35125
Overview Duran Junior High School
Duran Junior High School serves 297 students in grades 8.
Duran Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (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 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Duran Junior High School
Duran Junior High 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 Duran Junior High School is 0.33, 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.