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Midfield Elementary School

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Posted August 6, 2008

I really like Midfield Elm every teacher my daughter has had there are very dedicated to teaching their class. My daughter Timara has been on the honor roll since k-5. Thanks MES Teachers and Staff for making the past years so wonderful. I am a proud parent. yolanda Milton
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Posted May 22, 2004

I have two children attending this school. They are excelling academically. There is a wonderful caring spirit here. Our family loves Midfield Elementary!
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Posted March 18, 2004

This is a great school! My son attends here. They try to help you in any way they can.
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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 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
67%
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

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
75%
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 Students53%
Female60%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible54%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education50%
General population54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Poverty54%
Not poverty46%

Reading

All Students75%
Female74%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible74%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education71%
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Poverty75%
Not poverty77%
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 Students63%
Female58%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education64%
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female71%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education64%
General population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 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 97% 34%
Hispanic 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% 1%
White 1% 58%
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 84%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Susan Harvill
Fax number
  • (205) 929-0594

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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416 Parkwood St
Midfield, AL 35228
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Phone: (205) 923-7727

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