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Bellingrath Jr High School

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Posted June 14, 2012

Bellingrath has taken on a whole new out look for the future. This is a school like no other and has been managed this year as none I have seen in over a decade. My children have been in the Montgomery school system for the past 30 years and knowing your school, area, people who teach there knowledge and those children who receive should be known by every parent at his/her school and know some history of how it came to be. Principal Johnson has excelled in her ability/gift to give of herself to this school as an educator and administator. Kudos to you and your excellent work family you have formed and will continue to create to make Bellingrath the best! grandparent


Posted March 14, 2012

My son "Christian Miller" says that Bellingrath is a great school to attend . And i may vouche for that, I've been up to the school several amounts of time, and the staff was just awesome . Keep it up Bellingrath . Sincerally Shantika Jones
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2012

it is nice i visit the school everything goes great the teacher try to puch students to great education
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 24, 2011

I went to bellingrath in the 80s it was a ggod school back then there was more pride back then. Had alot of fun going to the school dances when i hear old music from back then i always remember the school dances and all the fun we use to have...


Posted October 28, 2008

i think that bellingrath is a great school but mabey the student could change just a bit with their behavior, otherwise i love B-Grath....
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 28, 2006

Bellingrath is a great school for that area. The teachers are highly qualified and recieve constant training to improve their skills. The problem with Bellingrath is the parents and the students. I did not see studens take pride in their school. Parents do not support the teachers and rarely show up for any programs. Bellingrath has some fighting and attendance issues but they are constant in their discipline policy. I know firsthand that Bellingrath is a great school and is constantly thinking of their students first at all times.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 29, 2006

I have three kids that have gone to the school and i feel the focus is on all the wrong things i have had my kids sent home for not having a belt,or for the white nike check being in the black shoe. Not for them not having their books or homework just petty stuff. None of the teachers call to say the kids that were doing good last 9 week are now proforming poorly. I have a career and i work 13 a day to feed 3 kids and i understand they need us to be apart but my kid go to school for 8 hours if they dont learn anything in 8 hours what can i really teach them in 1 it hard when they expect for us to teach them. That like asking my patient to treat themselves and come to the hospital when well. Angie
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2005

The principal of Bellingrath jr. high school have made rules and regulations many of the chidren don't adopt to. Their have been many complaints about the principal at bellingrath jr. high school and the faculty by the parents and students that participated at the school in the past school year.Parents aren't as involoved in the school as they should be.Students have said they aren't safe in the school and their should be changes made for such problem. Many people think that if you don't feel safe in a school you shouldn't be there. But for the teachers and substitute teachers they barely had a choice. Having to bring weapons to school for protection is what most teachers did for their own safety from the childrens and intruders who came in the school and pulled guns out on a young child forcing him to transfer and move out of town.
—Submitted by a student


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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 77% in 2012.

222 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

223 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/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.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

224 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

221 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
62%
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.

228 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

228 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
51%
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 Students41%
Female47%
Male35%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible40%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education9%
General population45%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Poverty41%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female74%
Male51%
Black62%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible62%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education14%
General population68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Poverty62%
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 Students38%
Female39%
Male36%
Black37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligible64%
Special education8%
General population43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Poverty37%
Non-poverty46%

Reading

All Students57%
Female65%
Male48%
Black56%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligible64%
Special education17%
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Poverty56%
Non-poverty58%
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 Students58%
Female66%
Male49%
Black58%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible57%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education23%
General population62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Poverty57%
Non-poverty67%

Reading

All Students50%
Female58%
Male41%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible49%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education9%
General population54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Poverty50%
Non-poverty50%
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 76% in 2012.

224 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
60%
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 Students50%
Female53%
Male46%
Black49%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible48%
Reduced lunch eligible91%
Special education17%
General population56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Poverty50%
Non-poverty38%
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 99% 34%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 58%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Dr Yvette P. Bynum
Fax number
  • (334) 269-6173

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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3350 S. Court Street
Montgomery, AL 36105
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