Southlawn Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Southlawn Middle School
Southlawn Middle School is a public school located in the south side of town. It is home to over 700 students from grades 6-8. The school offers a wide range of courses and activities, including core classes such as math, science, English, and social studies, as well as electives like music, art, and physical education.
Southlawn Middle School has a strong focus on providing a safe and secure learning environment for its students. The school has a strict zero-tolerance policy for bullying and a variety of safety measures in place to ensure the safety of all students.
The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, including sports teams, student government, and an award-winning robotics team. Southlawn Middle School also has a thriving music and arts program, and students can participate in a variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.
Southlawn Middle School is committed to providing a high-quality education to all of its students. The school has a dedicated staff of teachers and administrators who strive to create a positive learning environment and to ensure that all students have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
5333 Mobile Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36108
6 – 8
Overview Southlawn Middle School
Southlawn Middle School serves 589 students in grades 6-8.
Southlawn 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (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 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Southlawn Middle School
Southlawn 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 Southlawn Middle School is 0.27, 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.