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Athens Middle School

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Posted March 12, 2009

Athens Middle School faculty is supporting and insiteful. They teach what is best for the students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 27, 2008

Just to let you know, they won an award for 'Making Middle Grades Work'. This year over 90% made 3's and 4's ( out of 4 ) on their Writing Assessments, which is wonderful. They are dedicated to each student and helping them be the best he or she can be. The Administration knows the children by name and will converse with the children one on one. The office staff is wonderful and is there to help you and your child.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

228 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

230 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
93%

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 79% in 2012.

242 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

242 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
84%
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 Students77%
Female80%
Male74%
Black60%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic42%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible60%
Reduced lunch eligible83%
Special education36%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Poverty63%
Non-poverty91%

Reading

All Students93%
Female94%
Male91%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education55%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty88%
Non-poverty97%
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 Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligible87%
Special education23%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Poverty78%
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students80%
Female87%
Male75%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligible87%
Special education23%
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Poverty67%
Non-poverty93%
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.

224 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
79%
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 Students83%
Female83%
Male82%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligible75%
Special education27%
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Poverty71%
Non-poverty93%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 57% 58%
Black 29% 34%
Hispanic 11% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 49%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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601 South Clinton St
Athens, AL 35611
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Phone: (256) 233-6620

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