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Addison Elementary School

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Posted November 22, 2007

The school is wonderful, the progress the faculty and administration have made is tremendous. The communication between parent/teacher is very good. I applaud them all!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2005

Academic programs are great. art is an extra costs to parent and done after school, what a shame. reading program is #1.but be carefull when entering jr high and up. the parent has to work hard helping child on math, quality goes dowh hill. the special needs for this school, children that are handicapped or need special teaching, get the best teaching there is around the head of this department mrs robin McCullum really stands up for the kids and makes sure they are prepared for graduation or the real world. love her!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2005

My son Dallas is in the second grade and he loves going to school. I love having the secure feeling of sending him to a safe school with very good teachers, principals and bus drivers. Things have really changed since I was a student but, this is a good thing. I learn new things daily from my son and his teachers. I hope he continues to have great teachers as the years go on. Special THANKS to Mrs. Amy Gilliand and Mrs. Lisa Whitaker. Coach Scott is a great P. E. teacher. -Tammy
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2004

I am only a one-year veteran parent of this school, but in my opinion, this institution is to be commended. Boards, administration, staff, and students work together to be involved in local, state, and national issues. Parents are encouraged to be involved in their children's education and extra curricular activities by the weekly newsletters sent home. It has been my experience that everyone associated with this school has been very helpful and interested when questions or concerns have been raised by me or my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 24, 2004

I believe that Addison Elementary is one of the best schools in the state of Alabama. The teachers and other staff are all very caring and helpful. They value parent imput and do not make me feel as if I am an intruder. My son has ADHD and has had some problems with his medicine this school year. All of the teachers and staff were very patient and willing to do what was needed to make sure my son got the help he needed. I love all the people at Addison Elementary. You are all in my prayers daily.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2003

Addison elem. has done vey well with my child. They saw what he was having trubles with and went to work right away to help him. They have helped him to be a better student and a good person.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
93%

2009

 
 
90%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

61 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

61 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
87%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 91% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
74%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
90%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students82%
Female79%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Poverty77%
Non-poverty92%

Reading

All Students88%
Female87%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Poverty87%
Non-poverty92%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students87%
Female80%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Poverty82%
Non-poverty95%

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty82%
Non-poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students98%
Female100%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty100%
Non-poverty95%

Reading

All Students95%
Female100%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible97%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Poverty97%
Non-poverty91%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students98%
Female95%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty97%
Non-poverty100%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
72%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students92%
Female85%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible90%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty89%
Non-poverty95%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 58%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 34%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs Ellan E Oliver
Fax number
  • (256) 747-1654

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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16411 County Rd 41
Addison, AL 35540
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