We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet

We Putnam Middle School is an innovative magnet school located in the heart of the city. We are committed to providing our students with an enriching and challenging academic experience. Our school offers a rigorous academic program that is tailored to the individual needs and interests of each student. This includes a variety of electives, honors classes, and advanced placement courses.
At We Putnam, we believe in providing a safe and nurturing environment where our students can learn and grow. We have a diverse and inclusive student body and staff that promote respect, understanding, and collaboration. Our teachers are committed to fostering a positive learning environment and helping our students reach their full potential.
We Putnam also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs for our students to explore their interests and develop new skills. From robotics and coding to theater and art, our students have a wide range of opportunities to get involved in their community and develop their talents.
We Putnam Middle School is dedicated to providing our students with a high-quality education and a safe, supportive environment to help them succeed. We strive to create an atmosphere of learning and growth for all of our students.

Address:

1757 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210

Phone:

(205) 231-8680

Site:

www.bhamcityschools.org

Grades:

6 – 8

Enrollment:

290 students

Overview We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet

We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet 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 ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet

We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet 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 We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet is 0.17, 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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