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Southlawn Middle School

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Posted May 26, 2009

I think southlawn middle is great because thy make sure that every child is safe. They want to make sure that every child pass each grade . If any child is failing they will give the child make up work. IF any child dosen't havy thing to do over the summer they summer school for them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2005

i think southlawn middle is ok.i have a son and daughter that attend there and they adjusted fine.academically,the school in whole is lacking behind others.there isn't alot of extracurricular activities there.as for the parent involvement, i think it could be better.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
62%
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 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
59%
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 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
49%
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 Students41%
Female46%
Male37%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible41%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant41%
Poverty41%
Not poverty42%

Reading

All Students72%
Female77%
Male68%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education28%
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Poverty71%
Not poverty92%
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 Students28%
Female33%
Male24%
Black25%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible27%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education3%
General population32%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant28%
Poverty28%
Not poverty35%

Reading

All Students66%
Female71%
Male63%
Black65%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible66%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education27%
General population72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Poverty66%
Not poverty67%
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 Students45%
Female52%
Male39%
Black44%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible44%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education20%
General population47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant45%
Poverty45%
Not poverty55%

Reading

All Students55%
Female69%
Male41%
Black54%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible53%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education7%
General population59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant55%
Poverty53%
Not poverty82%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
26%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students27%
Female27%
Male26%
Black25%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible27%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education3%
General population30%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant27%
Poverty26%
Not poverty29%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 95% 34%
Hispanic 3% 5%
White 2% 58%
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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Robbie Mangum
Fax number
  • (334) 284-8094

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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5533 Mobile Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36108
Phone: (334) 284-8086

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