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Posted April 27, 2014

Anniston Middle School{AMS} is a great school it offers many different educational activities such as sports,choir,band, and many more to come in time.It's teachers/staff members are so helpful to the children in so many ways besides just teaching them the subject they are there to teach them such as teaching them life long lessons,how to act as a child of there age,and many more.Anniston Middle is not just a school but also a home for the teachers,staff members,parents,students,and visitors it's such an inspiring school for all kind of children.''These children are not bad kids they are just children that act bad'' many times said by Anniston Middle School teacher Ms.Dorothy Lange which is very true because not all children are perfect actually not one child nor person themselves are perfect because everyone has there mistakes in life which mainly makes them it's just that we all have to learn from them and also learn how to prevent them from happening once again in life so once we do that our lives will be back on track.But mostly someone like myself likes most about this school is the measures the teachers and staff members go through for all the students to succeed in life.


Posted June 27, 2010

According to Great Schools: "A great school has...Excellent teachers Strong principal/school leadership Challenging academic programs Anniston City Schools lacks all of these attributes.


Posted July 5, 2009

Being a governmnet official, i understand policy and funding bootlenecks,present at each step. Anniston Middle school has a responsive leadership and willing mentors and teachers and cooperative and friendly staff.Parent involvement is an issue,which obviously has nothing to do with the strength of school.My kids had a wonderful time there.Family broughtup and quality time of parents with their children will help them progress and to use available resources.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2009

Anniston Middle School is a great place to learn something new and, as a student, you can expect to learn new things.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 30, 2006

I like Anniston Middle School. Us as parents are going to have to stop blaming the schools and take some of the blame ourselves. Learning doesn't stop at 3pm, we have to teach at home. We have take an interest in our children education or our future will be lost. We will have a lot of children in the world that can't read or count money. Parents take a interest in your child education. Felicia Kirby
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2005

I just moved here and I really hated that I had to put my son in the school. He is a very sweet kid and he hates going to school. I wish the school did not have such a bad rep because it has so much potential. I appreciate the teachers that do try to motivated the students.
—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 93% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

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49%

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58%

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62%

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48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

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70%

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75%

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85%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students49%
Female49%
Male49%
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Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Multiracialn/a
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Free lunch eligible47%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education7%
General population53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant49%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female74%
Male68%
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Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education13%
General population77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students46%
Female53%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible43%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education18%
General population49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant46%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students78%
Female83%
Male72%
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American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education27%
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students49%
Female49%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible45%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant49%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female70%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education8%
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant59%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 82% in 2013.

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Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
41%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Science

All Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education36%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 96% 34%
White 3% 58%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
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 92%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Lynwood Hawkins
Fax number
  • (256) 231-5024

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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4800 McClellan Blvd
Anniston, AL 36206
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