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Fitzpatrick Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 555 students

 

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Posted November 10, 2011

I am a faulkner university student and observed at fitzpatrick all week. I was so impressed how friendly and wonderful the staff was. Everyone did a great job in making me feel so welcome. I had the honor of observing Mrs.Palmer and Mrs. Sadowski they are both a wonderful example of great teachers. I recommend this school for anyone looking to observe.


Posted November 29, 2009

The principal at this school was one of the rudest people I have ever met. She has some of the worst communication skills I have ever known anyone to have. The teachers that I know off are good teachers, but also very rude and seem to have their own agenda.


Posted August 21, 2004

This school has not impressed me at all. Most of the teachers appear to [not have] the love of teaching and helping children set and attain goals. The principal is a bit overbearing and demands quietness in the school more than anything else. She also lacks skills in communicating with parents about issues such as children fighting or getting hurt at school.
—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 85% in 2012.

116 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

116 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
81%

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 85% in 2012.

114 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

114 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
82%
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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
75%

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 77% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
64%

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 Students70%
Female80%
Male57%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education36%
General population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Poverty70%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female82%
Male55%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible66%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education45%
General population72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Poverty68%
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 Students53%
Female65%
Male40%
Black53%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible51%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education7%
General population60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Poverty52%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female79%
Male64%
Black72%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education13%
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Poverty71%
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 Students64%
Female72%
Male55%
Black64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Poverty62%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students69%
Female74%
Male65%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Poverty69%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
29%
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 Students38%
Female32%
Male44%
Black38%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Poverty36%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 35%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 0%
White 0% 58%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Vera M. Thompson
Fax number
  • (334) 284-8045

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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4055 Fitzpatrick Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36116
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