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Posted September 27, 2007

I feel that the school needs more parant involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2005

I use to go to belsaw when I lived with my grandmother I think that they have good learning skill for all of tha students and it is not far from anyone home the teachers are great the parents really get involved in the social activites with the community the principal leadership is wonderful and the overall quality is WONDERFUL AWSOME GREAT............ TABITHA ANN DEESE
—Submitted by a former 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 85% in 2012.

21 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

21 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
90%
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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
93%

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 91% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
63%
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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
61%

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

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
80%
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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
63%
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 Students67%
Femalen/a
Male64%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty68%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Male71%
Black80%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Poverty79%
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 Students50%
Female58%
Male42%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Poverty52%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students71%
Female83%
Male58%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
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 Students42%
Female44%
Male40%
Black43%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible48%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Poverty46%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students67%
Female73%
Male60%
Black67%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Poverty70%
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 Students25%
Femalen/a
Male9%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible21%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English25%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant25%
Poverty21%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Femalen/a
Male55%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible63%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty63%
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 Students30%
Femalen/a
Male31%
Black26%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible26%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population35%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant30%
Poverty30%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students83%
Femalen/a
Male77%
Black79%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible79%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Poverty80%
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 Students43%
Female47%
Male36%
Black42%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Poverty42%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female53%
Male64%
Black58%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Poverty63%
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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
54%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
96%
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 Students57%
Female63%
Male50%
Black59%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible59%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Poverty57%
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

Science

All Students35%
Femalen/a
Male38%
Black26%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible26%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population35%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English35%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant35%
Poverty30%
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 90% 34%
White 7% 58%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Renae Cheerie Edmond
Fax number
  • (251) 221-1033

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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1650 Gartman Circle
Mount Vernon, AL 36560
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Phone: (251) 221-1030

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