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Meek High School

Public | 7-12 | 242 students

 
 

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5 stars


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Posted April 2, 2009

I am a student at Meek High School, and I'm giving this school a 5 star rating. I'm not giving this school that rating just because I go there, but because this school deserves it. This school has done so much for me and my sister an dmy mom! The teachers are so freakin awesome especially Mr.and Mrs. Ganey! But I love this school and my advice to you is that if you want to transfer your kids anywere it needs to be Meek High School! GO MEEK TIGERS
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 28, 2008

I'm a student at Meek High School and I absolutely love it. Yes, it is infact small, however, it's a fantastic place to learn. I've met many great people who have helped me along the way. If anything it's almost better to attend a small educated school in my opinion because you recieve more one on one time with the teachers. Mr. & Mrs. Ganey ( Two of the Science and Math teachers) are some of the most hardworking people on the staff, and they push the students to be all that we can be. Many people think bad of Meek due to it's size or because we don't have the best sports system in the state of Alabama, but we're amazing where it counts : ] Sending your children to Meek High School would be an extremely beneficial decision.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 21, 2008

I rate this school a 5 star. Why my girls went there and they enjoyed and learned alot until we moved back to mississippi. We miss you all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2007

Meek High School is a great small school located in the town of Arley. Arley is located in the Smith Lake Community of North Alabama. The student to teacher ratio is approximately 22 to 1 providing students with a greater opportunity to receive quality instruction. Currently, the majority of the staff reside in the local community and share the core values of the community. Based on these values and beliefs, the staff is fully committed to providing all students with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to become successful and productive citizens. Due to the increasing availability of lake property, the community continues to grow and student population is expected to grow in the future. A variety of extracurricular activities including athletics, band, science olympiad, scholar's bowl, drama, and national honor society are available to the student body. Quality life awaits you in this community!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 27, 2005

Meek high school is one of the best schools in alabama, and in the nation! test scores for meek were in the top 8% in the nation. I highly reccomend meek to all the parents in arley, and the surrounding areas. They have great teachers, faculty, and staff. The quality of the people who work there is stupendous! the principal mr. Danny stallings-aformer coach at meek is very involved, and understanding. Mrs. Lauren archer-the counselor, is great. The meek high school band of champions, are recognized nationally. They have been awarded many great honors. Mrs. Nancy frith, the band director-also a former band member at meek, is a great band teacher. She works hard to teach the children in her program music, and dicipline. If you live in the arley communit, or any of the surrounding areas, please consider meek, as a school for your children. -Meek high school student
—Submitted by a student


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 73% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
88%
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 79% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
82%
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 Students59%
Female70%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White60%
Free lunch eligible52%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Poverty58%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students71%
Female86%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White73%
Free lunch eligible62%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Poverty68%
Non-poverty82%
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 Students90%
Female96%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Poverty87%
Non-poverty95%

Reading

All Students79%
Female89%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Poverty73%
Non-poverty86%
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 76% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
69%
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 Students55%
Female57%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White56%
Free lunch eligible52%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Poverty55%
Non-poverty55%
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

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
94%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

42 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
62%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
80%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 98% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
63%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

46 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
96%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 90% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
93%

2009

 
 
100%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Poverty100%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students85%
Female95%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Poverty76%
Non-poverty100%

Math

All Students79%
Female81%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Poverty75%
Non-poverty86%

Reading

All Students85%
Female91%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Poverty80%
Non-poverty93%

Social Studies

All Students51%
Female50%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White51%
Free lunch eligible44%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Poverty44%
Non-poverty64%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

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

Biology I

All Students97%
Female94%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty93%

Math

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty93%

Reading

All Students91%
Female94%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty87%

Social Studies

All Students82%
Female76%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Poverty83%
Non-poverty80%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

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
White 99% 58%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 35%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Arley, AL 35541
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