Jones Valley Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Jones Valley Middle School
Jones Valley Middle School is a public school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is part of the Birmingham City Schools system. The school serves students in grades 6-8 and has an enrollment of approximately 600 students. Jones Valley Middle School is committed to providing a safe, nurturing learning environment that prepares students to become responsible citizens and life-long learners. The school offers a variety of educational opportunities including core classes such as math, science, language arts, and social studies as well as electives such as art, music, physical education, and technology. Jones Valley Middle School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, including a robotics team, chess club, and student council. The school also emphasizes the importance of community involvement, with a focus on service learning and volunteerism. Jones Valley Middle School is dedicated to providing an excellent education for all of its students and is an integral part of the local community.
2000 31st Street Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
6 – 8
Overview Jones Valley Middle School
Jones Valley Middle School serves 506 students in grades 6-8.
Jones Valley 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 ≤1% (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 14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Jones Valley Middle School
Jones Valley 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 Jones Valley Middle School is 0.13, 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.