Duran South Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Duran South Middle School
Duran South Middle School is a public school located in the heart of a vibrant suburban community. It is part of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System and serves students in grades 6-8. The school offers a rigorous academic program that emphasizes collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving. Students are also encouraged to explore their interests through a variety of extracurricular activities. The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment that is conducive to student success. Duran South Middle School is proud to be a leader in providing quality education to its students and is committed to developing lifelong learners.
813 16th St S
Pell City, AL 35128
Overview Duran South Middle School
Duran South Middle School serves 304 students in grades 7.
Duran South 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 13% (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 36% (which is lower 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 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Duran South Middle School
Duran South 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 Duran South Middle School is 0.30, 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.