Midfield High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Midfield High School
Midfield High School is an outstanding public secondary school located in the city of Midfield, Alabama. It is part of the Midfield City School System and is home to over 1,500 students. The school was established in 1955 and has since become one of the most successful public high schools in the state.
Midfield High School offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities for its students. The school has a strong focus on college and career readiness, and offers a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses and college-level courses. The school also offers an extensive selection of sports teams, clubs, and other activities.
The faculty and staff at Midfield High School are dedicated to providing a safe and supportive learning environment. The school is committed to helping its students reach their full potential, both academically and personally. The school also works to create a positive school culture and climate through its strong emphasis on respect, responsibility, and safety.
Midfield High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and prepare for the future. With its wide range of academic and extracurricular offerings, Midfield High School is committed to helping its students reach their goals.
1600 High School Rd
Birmingham, AL 35228
9 – 12
Overview Midfield High School
Midfield High School serves 299 students in grades 9-12.
Midfield High 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 ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Midfield High School
Midfield High 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 Midfield High School is 0.08, 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.