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Holtville Middle School

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Posted March 6, 2013

Teachers yell at children and degrade them daily. Very poor security measures in place. I have checked my child out without even being asked for ID from someone attending desk that I know for a fact does not know me from Adam... Child has been bullied with really no interest from Principal or Administration at this school. Principal should be ashamed of leadership she has provided for these children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2010

this school is good but my daughter is getting bullied and we go down there but they havnt done anything but besidesthat I like it
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2008

My son is in 6th grade. He has been in the Holtville system since 2nd grade and at this point is so far behind his peers that we have been looking for help. So far help from the school has been minimal. Like pulling teeth.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2008

Im in the fifth grade and have Mrs.Mercer for homeroom.She is the best teacher ever!!!!Are class of about 24 students (including me) always do hands-on stuff in science and we all love it!2008-2009
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 26, 2006

'I am In the 5th grade and have mrs.mercer.' 'she is the greatest teacher ever!,in this school i feel welcomed this school is the best one i have ever been in I just started this year and i am glad to be in this school.'
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 27, 2005

My family has been a part of Holtville Schools for a number of years. Holtville Middle School deserves nothing but the best reviews. Principal Webb has been a tremendous asset to the school and the children. Her door is always open and she is always ready to discuss any problem. The teachers have all been wonderful and I have always felt welcomed anytime I have visited the school. Thank you Holtville Middle School and Principal Webb!Keep up the good work!.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2004

My daugther is in the 8th grade and has attended holtville schools since 3rd grade. Having a special education child is challenging, but the teachers and faculty have been great. Everyone has been supportive and offered all the assistance they can. My child knows she is cared about and it has made a difference. Thanks for all the help through the years, and i wish you continued success with others whether they have special needs or not. Go bulldogs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

I really like this school. I am in the sixth grade at HMS. The teachers are great and I have had no problems with the school in the almost seven years of going here.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 9, 2003

My daughter started going to Holtville in Kindergarten and is now in 7th grade. We love our school..My son is also at Holtville in 1st grade.. GO BULLDOGS!!!
—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.

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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 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
87%
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

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
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

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
80%
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

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
73%
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

All Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White99%
Free lunch eligible98%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant99%
Poverty99%
Not poverty100%

Reading

All Students94%
Female97%
Male91%
Black94%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Poverty91%
Not poverty98%
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 Students77%
Female79%
Male76%
Black42%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White80%
Free lunch eligible60%
Reduced lunch eligible87%
Special education27%
General population84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Poverty65%
Not poverty95%

Reading

All Students90%
Female87%
Male93%
Black67%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education33%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Poverty84%
Not poverty98%
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 Students82%
Female86%
Male80%
Black62%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education38%
General population88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Poverty75%
Not poverty91%

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male88%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligible93%
Special education69%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Poverty89%
Not poverty91%
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 Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligible94%
Special education58%
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Poverty87%
Not poverty96%

Reading

All Students88%
Female88%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible79%
Reduced lunch eligible94%
Special education54%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Poverty82%
Not poverty94%
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.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
78%
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

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
49%
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 Students76%
Female70%
Male81%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Free lunch eligible69%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%
Poverty72%
Not poverty81%
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 Students81%
Female78%
Male83%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible74%
Reduced lunch eligible80%
Special education38%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Poverty75%
Not poverty87%
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
White 88% 58%
Black 9% 34%
Hispanic 2% 5%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 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 54%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Ms Tremeca Jackson
Fax number
  • (334) 569-3258

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Deatsville, AL 36022
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