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Wilson Hall Middle School

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Posted October 3, 2009

It is a great clean school with a wonderful princapl Larry Bagley


Posted August 30, 2009

I have a 5th grader at WHMS. This is his first year in the school system at GroveHill. We were very pleased at the hospitality at WHMS when we enrolled,which made us feel alot more comortable about changing schools.I think that has made his transition alot easier.ThanksWHMS!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 21, 2008

Having moved to Grove Hill from the Midwest, I'm a little disappointed in the fact that there are no scheduled Parent-Teacher conferences around report card time. I think the addition of this would make a good school great! The teachers are great, from the bit of time I've spent with them...but they could probably spend a little more time explaining things when they see there are kids that just don't get what they're teaching.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 18, 2008

Wilson Hall Middle is a very nice school. We attend lots of fun activities and do things that are very important in later life.although my past three years at the middle school have gone by very fast, I will always remember the falculty and the school. As a current student and supporter of Wilson Hall I rate it as a five.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 13, 2005

This school is very nice. my two kids go there they really love it. it has all sorts of clubs and a lot of acedimic things. the students learn a whole lot of new things and the teachers are wonderful. a few of the clubs they have are drama, SGA, Beta, and science. they also have cheerleading and footall as well. The students that go there are always nice and will do any thing you ask them to do.my daughter is going into the 7th grade and is always in the academic program every year she strives to make # 1. She says,' I love trying my best and getting to do things for my hard work.' The school is not very big but that doesn't matter. Because the students are so nice and the principle is outstanding. the parents as well as myself are a big help tp the school.
—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.

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 91% in 2012.

100 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

100 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
73%
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 77% in 2012.

93 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
48%

2009

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

93 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
77%

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

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%

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

The state average for Math was 79% in 2012.

94 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

94 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
66%
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 Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty100%

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male85%
Black82%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty100%
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 Students65%
Female78%
Male54%
Black55%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education45%
General population67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty56%
Non-poverty91%

Reading

All Students75%
Female90%
Male63%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education9%
General population84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty68%
Non-poverty100%
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 Students42%
Female54%
Male26%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White59%
Free lunch eligible34%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Poverty38%
Non-poverty59%

Reading

All Students83%
Female88%
Male76%
Black75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Poverty81%
Non-poverty88%
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 Students60%
Female62%
Male57%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible50%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Poverty53%
Non-poverty88%

Reading

All Students69%
Female76%
Male63%
Black62%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Poverty66%
Non-poverty82%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
48%
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

The state average for Science was 76% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
82%

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 Students79%
Female79%
Male79%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible74%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Poverty74%
Non-poverty96%
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

Science

All Students88%
Female98%
Male76%
Black86%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Poverty87%
Non-poverty94%
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 63% 34%
White 36% 58%
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%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Larry Bagley
Fax number
  • (251) 275-4688

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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