Nicholslawson Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Nicholslawson Middle School
Nicholslawson Middle School is a public school located in the heart of the city of Birmingham, Alabama. It is a part of the Birmingham City Schools system and serves students in grades 6th-8th. The school has a strong academic program, with a focus on providing students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in high school and beyond. The school offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, ranging from robotics to sports teams. The school also offers a variety of support services, such as counseling and tutoring, to help ensure that all students have the resources they need to succeed. Nicholslawson Middle School is committed to providing an excellent education to its students and preparing them for a successful future.
1550 Talladega Highway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
6 – 8
Overview Nicholslawson Middle School
Nicholslawson Middle School serves 540 students in grades 6-8.
Nicholslawson 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 17% (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 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Nicholslawson Middle School
Nicholslawson 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 Nicholslawson Middle School is 0.57, 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.