Leeds Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Leeds Middle School
Leeds Middle School is a public school located in Leeds, Alabama. It is part of the Jefferson County School System and serves grades 6-8. The school has a strong academic focus, with a wide range of courses and extracurricular activities to choose from. The school also has a strong community atmosphere, with a variety of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. Leeds Middle School is committed to helping students reach their full potential, and provides a safe and supportive learning environment. The school is also dedicated to providing a diverse and inclusive learning environment for all students. Leeds Middle School is an excellent choice for parents looking for a quality education for their children.
1771 Whitmire Street
Leeds, AL 35094
6 – 8
Overview Leeds Middle School
Leeds Middle School serves 478 students in grades 6-8.
Leeds 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Leeds Middle School
Leeds 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 Leeds Middle School is 0.60, 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.