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Huntington Place Elementary School

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Posted January 5, 2008

I love teaching at Huntington Place!! The students and parents are great.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 16, 2007

It has been a joy for my daughter to attend Huntington, she has enjoyed it very much. All the teachers and staff are very nice.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2006

There is a family atmosphere at HPES that has existed since the school was built. It remains to be seen what the result of making it a grades 3-5 school will be, but there is no reason to expect things to change. We've loved the teachers and made wonderful friends through the PTA.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2005

I am a 5th grade student here at huntington. I have been here since 2nd grade and all of the faculty and staff teachers principals and every one else has been the best! I would say this school has the best quality out of al the other schools!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 17, 2004

My daughter has gone to HPE since Kindergarten and I believe that it's the best school around. The faculty and supporting staff are excellent!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2003

This is the best place I could hope my children could go to school.The staff and the Faculty are the best there is.


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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 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
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 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
94%
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 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students89%
Female96%
Male84%
Black64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education61%
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Poverty77%
Not poverty93%

Reading

All Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Black82%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education68%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Poverty77%
Not poverty97%
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 Students88%
Female86%
Male88%
Black76%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligible69%
Special education56%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Poverty77%
Not poverty92%

Reading

All Students89%
Female86%
Male91%
Black81%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligible85%
Special education52%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Poverty81%
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 Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education85%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Poverty90%
Not poverty97%

Reading

All Students93%
Female99%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education65%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Poverty90%
Not poverty95%
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 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White99%
Free lunch eligible88%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education85%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Poverty88%
Not poverty99%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 87% 58%
Black 9% 34%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 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 28%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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11601 Huntington Place
Northport, AL 35475
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Phone: (205) 342-2652

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