Oak Mountain Intermediate School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Oak Mountain Intermediate School
Oak Mountain Intermediate School is a public school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is part of the Shelby County School System and serves students in grades 5-6. The school has a strong commitment to academic excellence, with a focus on preparing students for success in middle and high school. The school offers a variety of courses, including science, math, English, social studies, and physical education. Additionally, students have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities such as sports, clubs, and performing arts.
Oak Mountain Intermediate School has a highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff who strive to create a safe and supportive learning environment. The school also has a strong parent-teacher organization that is active in the school community. The school is committed to helping all students reach their full potential and to providing a quality education that prepares them for success.
5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
4 – 5
Overview Oak Mountain Intermediate School
Oak Mountain Intermediate School serves 657 students in grades 4-5.
Oak Mountain Intermediate School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Oak Mountain Intermediate School
Oak Mountain Intermediate School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Oak Mountain Intermediate School is 0.51, 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.