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Cloverdale Elementary School

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Posted January 14, 2014

My child still has learning difficulties. She cannot read any words that are spelled with more than 4 letters. She cannot add any numbers with more than 3 digits. She doesn't know how to multiply, divide nor use fractions. I have no idea how my child is being taught in school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2009

Cloverdale is a great place to work. Our principal, Mrs. Walker, is a caring, Christian woman dedicated to making our school one of the best schools in our community. Our faculty is made up of high quality veteran teachers dedicated to the students. We try to provide a safe and enjoyable learning environment for our students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 5, 2009

Cloverdale is a wonderful place to teach. We have the best students in the world! They are hardworking, kind and loving, with supportive parents. I am proud to come to work each day and feel blessed that our families share their children with us.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 26, 2008

I am a parent of a student at Cloverdale and I can only say good things about it. Mrs. Walker is the greatest! Each of the teachers give their very best to the students. I want to tell each of them that they are the best. Thanks for all that you do!!
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Posted July 22, 2008

My boys attend Cloverdale and really enjoy going. The staff and teachers are wonderful to work with and the Principle Mrs. Walker has really been working hard to do more things for the school. She and all the staff are doing a tremendous job.We love seeing the joy in our children becuase they are learning so much and having fun doing it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2006

My daughter attended K at Cloverdale for a few months before we moved and she absolutely loved it. She was excited every day to go, always talked about her teacher and classmates and progressed quickly with her education. The school hours are a little difficult to work with (doors don't open until 7:45, class at 7:55--doesn't leave much time for the kids eating breakfast). There is no parent parking area and the student drop off is impossible for larger vehicles (like trucks and SUV's) to get through (meaning our young children must walk across a road with high traffic). But the staff is VERY friendly, out-of-their way helpful, and extremely understanding of each individual's needs. LOVED this school and have considered moving back to that zone so my kids can return there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2005

I go to this school, and I am so impressed! I love this school so much and I can not wait to see it!
—Submitted by an administrator


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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 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
83%
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 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
90%

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 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
94%

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

All Students68%
Female88%
Male54%
Black65%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White83%
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female85%
Male69%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education25%
General population87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
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 Students83%
Female82%
Male83%
Black82%
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 migrant83%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female82%
Male76%
Black79%
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 migrant79%
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 Students77%
Female74%
Male80%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education15%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black76%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education25%
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
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.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
79%
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 Students57%
Female48%
Male63%
Black49%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education8%
General population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant57%
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 67% 34%
White 26% 58%
Hispanic 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 89%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs Aneta H Walker
Fax number
  • (334) 794-7451

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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303 Rollins Ave
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