Irondale Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Irondale Middle School
Irondale Middle School is an innovative and vibrant learning community located in the heart of Irondale, Alabama. We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment where all students can achieve their maximum potential. Our dedicated staff works hard to create a positive learning environment that encourages students to explore their interests, develop their talents, and become independent thinkers.
At Irondale Middle School, we strive to provide students with a rigorous and engaging academic program that prepares them for success in high school and beyond. We offer a variety of courses, including core classes, electives, and honors classes. In addition, we offer a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs for students to explore their interests and develop their talents.
At Irondale Middle School, we believe that every student deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to create a learning environment that is welcoming, supportive, and inspiring. We are proud to be a part of the Irondale community and look forward to working with our students and families to create a successful future.
6200 Old Leeds Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
6 – 8
Overview Irondale Middle School
Irondale Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
Irondale 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 2% (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 35% (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 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Irondale Middle School
Irondale 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 Irondale Middle School is 0.59, 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.