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Davis-Emerson Middle School

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Posted February 5, 2009

I would rate a 2 for teacher. My daughter is in the 7th grade believe me she has always told me everything. She has made her first D i was real upset. But she did tell me that some of the teachers did not actually teach they would just tell you what to do and expect them to understand. And on test it would be open book sometimes well that is not teaching her anything. Also gives pop up quizez when other kids do not know how to act. I notice the scoring is low in the school. I have planed on moving to find a better school or what should I do. I have already had a confrence with the principal and the teacher I was having problems with in reference to problems in class and a 0 on a quiz.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 12, 2006

i think this school is good but has a problem with fighting i am out
—Submitted by a student


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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 77% in 2012.

123 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

123 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
70%
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 73% in 2012.

120 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

120 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
69%
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.

105 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
67%
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 Students56%
Female69%
Male40%
Black43%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White66%
Free lunch eligible48%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education4%
General population69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Poverty52%
Non-poverty87%

Reading

All Students78%
Female84%
Male71%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible74%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education33%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty77%
Non-poverty87%
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 Students48%
Female60%
Male39%
Black35%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White60%
Free lunch eligible42%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education11%
General population55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Poverty44%
Non-poverty67%

Reading

All Students69%
Female75%
Male64%
Black54%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Free lunch eligible63%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education44%
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Poverty65%
Non-poverty90%
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 Students57%
Female46%
Male67%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White66%
Free lunch eligible54%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education28%
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Poverty56%
Non-poverty63%

Reading

All Students61%
Female67%
Male57%
Black53%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Free lunch eligible59%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education29%
General population67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Poverty59%
Non-poverty75%
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.

120 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
62%
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 Students49%
Female53%
Male46%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White62%
Free lunch eligible44%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education28%
General population53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Poverty45%
Non-poverty67%
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
Black 48% 34%
White 45% 58%
Hispanic 6% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 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 84%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Dr Walter W Davie
Fax number
  • (205) 633-1155

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1500 Bulldog Blvd
Cottondale, AL 35453
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