Oak Mountain Middle School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Oak Mountain Middle School

Oak Mountain Middle School is a public school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is part of the Jefferson County School System and serves students in grades 6-8. The school has an enrollment of over 1,100 students and offers a variety of educational programs, including Advanced Placement classes, the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, and a wide range of extracurricular activities.
Oak Mountain Middle School has a reputation for academic excellence. The school’s teachers and staff strive to create an environment that encourages students to reach their full potential. The faculty and staff provide a safe and supportive learning environment and are dedicated to helping students develop their academic skills and reach their goals.
Oak Mountain Middle School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities. Students can participate in sports teams, clubs, and organizations. The school also offers a range of after-school activities, such as dance, theater, and art.
Oak Mountain Middle School is committed to providing a quality education to all of its students. The school is dedicated to helping students reach their highest potential and successfully transition to high school.

Address:

5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone:

(205) 682-5210

Site:

www.shelbyed.k12.al.us

Grades:

6 – 8

Enrollment:

1,078 students

Overview Oak Mountain Middle School

Oak Mountain Middle School serves 1,078 students in grades 6-8.
Oak Mountain Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 72% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Oak Mountain Middle School

Oak Mountain Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Middle School is 0.45, 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.

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