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About This School

South Dale Middle School is a public middle school in Pinckard. The principal of South Dale Middle School is Mr David West, whose e-mail is dawest@dalecountyboe.org. 351 students go to South Dale Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 75% of the 351 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at South Dale Middle School is 17:1. Wicksburg High School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Theater drama
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 73% 80%
Black, non-Hispanic 26% 17%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.5%
Hispanic 0.6% 2%
Asian 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 75% 52%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    South Dale Middle School is the best place you could have your children. The teachers and staff are fabulous!!! I know that my daughter is getting the best education in a public school that she could possibly get and the staff makes her feel like family. The teachers go above and beyond their call of duty; spending time with them for plays beta club activities and traveling on out of town field trips to create wonderful memories for them. We love SDMS and I wouldn't want my child anywhere else. Thanks to all of the teachers and staff!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    South Dale Middle School is one of the best kept secrets in Dale County. The students have many opportunites offered to them that no other middle schoolers in our system have. We are proud to offer band and agriscience classes for our students . The clubs and organizations are active at the local state and national level placing and winning in many competitions. The sponsors go out of their way to provide students with experiences that will build their character and make a lasting memory. The seventh grade writing scores are exceptional thanks to the excellent instruction of the english teacher and all test scores are above proficiency level. I am proud to say I am a South Dale Seminole!

  • (5 years ago)

    South Dale Middle School is great

  • (9 years ago)

    South Dale Middle School is an excellent place for your children. We transferred from Dothan City Schools and were greeted with warm in a family setting. I have no doubts or worries about my children or their education and one of my children is Autistic/Aspergers Disorder. Mr. Lee is an excellent Principal with an excellent teaching and administrative staff. We are proud to be a part of South Dale.

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