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Sanford Avenue Elementary School

Public | 3-5 | 384 students

 

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Posted August 9, 2006

I just wanted to say that I Love everyone at Sanford. I have two children enrolled there and couldn't be happier.Everyone is so helpful no matter the problem...I will truely miss the staff next year when we go to the middle school. But, we will enjoy this year while we have it...
—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 85% in 2012.

205 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

205 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%

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

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

205 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

205 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
84%

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

The state average for Math was 91% in 2012.

214 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

215 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
80%
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 Students75%
Female81%
Male67%
Black66%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education48%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty72%
Non-poverty84%

Reading

All Students87%
Female95%
Male76%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligible91%
Special education26%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty92%
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 Students73%
Female76%
Male71%
Black66%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligible73%
Special education24%
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Poverty65%
Non-poverty96%

Reading

All Students81%
Female87%
Male76%
Black80%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligible82%
Special education16%
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Poverty77%
Non-poverty94%
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 Students89%
Female91%
Male88%
Black84%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education56%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty88%
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students82%
Female87%
Male77%
Black74%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligible92%
Special education30%
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Poverty79%
Non-poverty91%
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 80% in 2012.

214 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
64%
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 Students71%
Female69%
Male72%
Black60%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligible69%
Special education31%
General population77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Poverty67%
Non-poverty81%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 56% 34%
White 40% 58%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 74%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Reeivice L. Girtman
Fax number
  • (334) 687-1136

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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422 Sanford Ave
Eufaula, AL 36027
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Phone: (334) 687-1134

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