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Lafayette Eastside Elementary School

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Posted July 30, 2014

My child enjoyed his teacher and classmates. However, my expectations were not met. I. I wanted my child to be able to write legibly and learn some Spanish. I wanted my child to be challenged. I felt the expectations for the children were too low and no real game plan to improve the Great School Rating was in place. The school is in crisis. The urgency, seriousness and consequences of the school's alert rating of 2 are not being honestly dealt with. The test scores were not aberrant test scores. Check out the movie "Lean on Me" for some ideas on what we can do next.
—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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
55%

2009

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
70%

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 85% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
25%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
71%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
71%
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 Students48%
Female48%
Male48%
Black44%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible47%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Poverty48%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students68%
Female72%
Male65%
Black66%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Poverty67%
Non-povertyn/a
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 Students68%
Female78%
Male63%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Poverty67%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students66%
Female78%
Male61%
Black67%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Poverty66%
Non-povertyn/a
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 Students74%
Female72%
Male76%
Black75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Poverty72%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students76%
Female72%
Male80%
Black76%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty74%
Non-povertyn/a
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
67%

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 Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Black86%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Poverty86%
Non-povertyn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 91% 34%
White 7% 58%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 5%
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 91%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Ms Rennie S Core
Fax number
  • (334) 864-9018

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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300 Ave A SE
Lafayette, AL 36862
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