Tipton Durant Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Tipton Durant Middle School
Tipton Durant Middle School is a public school located in the city of Tipton, Alabama. It serves students in grades 6-8 and is part of the Tipton County School District. The school is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all students to achieve their highest potential.
At Tipton Durant Middle School, students are encouraged to explore their interests and develop their skills. The school offers a variety of courses and activities, including language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, physical education, art, music, and technology. The school also provides a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, and student organizations.
The school has a strong focus on character development, with an emphasis on respect, responsibility, and citizenship. The school also strives to foster a positive school environment, with an emphasis on positive relationships between students, staff, and parents.
At Tipton Durant Middle School, students are given the opportunity to grow and learn in a safe and supportive environment. The school is committed to providing a quality education that prepares students to become successful citizens and leaders in their community.
2500 Tipton St
Selma, AL 36701
6 – 8
Overview Tipton Durant Middle School
Tipton Durant Middle School serves 223 students in grades 6-8.
Tipton Durant 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 20% (which is lower 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 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Tipton Durant Middle School
Tipton Durant 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 Tipton Durant Middle School is 0.10, 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.