Nichols-Lawson Middle School

1550 Talladega Hwy, Sylacauga, AL 35150 | (256) 245-4376
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 569
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  • Mailing Address: 1550 Talladega Highway, Sylacauga, AL 35150
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Gerald Dwayne Douglass
  • Fax: (256) 245-4071
  • Website: sylacauga.k12.al.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 569
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 280 (49.2%)
  • Females: 289 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (9.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 266 (46.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 319 (56.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Nichols-Lawson Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black23340.9%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic81.4%
White32456.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Nichols-Lawson Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade18332.2%
7th Grade20335.7%
8th Grade18332.2%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Nichols-Lawson Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on ARMT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading

ARMT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.1%74.1%76.9%
200982.1%82.1%74.9%
200875.4%75.4%71.9%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%87.0%86.1%
200990.3%90.3%86.2%
200891.8%91.8%86.6%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.9%84.9%68.8%
200985.9%85.9%65.8%
200884.0%84.0%61.3%
 
Reading Test
201085.4%85.4%83.0%
200987.5%87.5%81.3%
200882.3%82.3%79.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.8%81.8%78.6%
200977.9%77.9%73.8%
200872.3%72.3%68.1%
 
Reading Test
201078.1%78.1%73.5%
200986.0%86.0%74.9%
200880.4%80.4%73.9%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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