Florence Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Florence Middle School
Florence Middle School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the heart of Florence, Alabama. We provide a safe, nurturing environment where students can grow and thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing a rigorous curriculum that prepares our students for success in high school and beyond.
At Florence Middle School, we believe in the power of collaboration and strive to create an atmosphere of mutual respect and understanding. We provide our students with a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and other enrichment opportunities. We also offer a wide range of support services, including counseling, tutoring, and special education.
At Florence Middle School, we are committed to helping our students reach their full potential. We strive to create an environment that encourages exploration, creativity, and critical thinking. We believe that each student is unique and should be given the opportunity to develop and grow in their own way.
648 North Cherry
Florence, AL 35630
7 – 8
Overview Florence Middle School
Florence Middle School serves 705 students in grades 7-8.
Florence Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Florence Middle School
Florence Middle 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 Florence Middle School is 0.66, 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.