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Millbrook Middle Jr High School

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Posted January 7, 2005

I would also like to add that the Middle school could definitely use a place for the students to store their books and other supplies. The hallways have enough room for the students to have lockers. These kids have to carry around ALL of their books each and every day, even if they do not need them. They do not have desks to keep them in (at least in my sons classes) and if they leave them on top of their desk, they could easily get lost or stolen especially during the switched classes. His back pack probably weighs about 50 pounds and he brings it home and back to school EVERY DAY....that is rediculous. These kids are sure to have back problems.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 31, 2004

I am constantly amazed at what the students learn at Millbrook Junior High! I applaud the teachers and administration for their hard work and dedication to the students. Discipline problems are nothing compared to surrounding counties. Keep up the good work! This military family is pleased.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2004

The junior high side of Millbrook middle-junior lacks greatly in several areas. Textbooks are out of date and very worn. The hallways are very narrow. There is a lack of supplies and cleanliness in the bathrooms. Ask any student who has not spent all their life in Elmore County what they think about this school. There is no music, art, or computer lab. Some classes are two hours long. As bad as this school is it is one of the better schools in the tri-county area which doesn't say much for the state of Alabama. There seems to be dissention among the communities within the county system. This military family is not satisfied with the education offered at Millbrook.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2004

The principals are tough and have zero tolerance for laziness. The teachers inspire and motivate with high expectations and creative learning styles.I too have seen many school systems around the state, and MMS ranks among the highest!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2003

I think Millbrook Middle is a great school. We are in the military and have been all over the place. Our son has been at Millbrook for 2 years and is starting 6th grade this year. Anyone who complains about this school has no idea whats out there. They provide a great education to any child who wants to receive one. Millbrook Middle is an awesome school. Mr. Tom Brock is an outstanding principal. Keep up the good work Millbrook!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2003

There are just a handful of teachers that are very excellent teachers but there are more that all they care about is 'writing up' your child. The asst. principle leaves much to be desired. He needs to retire. If I could get out of Millbrook it couldn't be sooner than I want.
—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.

327 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

328 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
86%
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.

308 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

307 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
89%
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.

271 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

269 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
84%
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%
Female77%
Male74%
Black57%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligible70%
Special education15%
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty65%
Non-poverty90%

Reading

All Students89%
Female91%
Male88%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligible87%
Special education38%
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty84%
Non-poverty96%
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 Students67%
Female64%
Male71%
Black52%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligible61%
Special education31%
General population71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Poverty57%
Non-poverty83%

Reading

All Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
Black82%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligible91%
Special education50%
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty84%
Non-poverty96%
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 Students70%
Female74%
Male67%
Black57%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Free lunch eligible59%
Reduced lunch eligible86%
Special education22%
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Poverty63%
Non-poverty80%

Reading

All Students90%
Female93%
Male86%
Black78%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligible95%
Special education43%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Poverty84%
Non-poverty97%
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.

324 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
73%
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.

271 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
69%
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%
Female73%
Male69%
Black54%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible57%
Reduced lunch eligible70%
Special education16%
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Poverty59%
Non-poverty87%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male69%
Black56%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligible82%
Special education32%
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Poverty64%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 56% 58%
Black 37% 34%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 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 57%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Stephen Paul Mckenzie
Fax number
  • (334) 285-2102

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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4228 Chapman Rd
Millbrook, AL 36054
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Phone: (334) 285-2100

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