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Posted January 15, 2009

This school has decent teachers, decent facilies, and not very good food.
—Submitted by a student


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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 91% in 2012.

98 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

98 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%

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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
78%
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.

105 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

105 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
83%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

93 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
61%
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 Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Black91%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible90%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education75%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty89%
Non-poverty98%

Reading

All Students91%
Female94%
Male88%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education56%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Poverty84%
Non-poverty100%
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 Students83%
Female85%
Male81%
Black79%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White83%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education43%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Poverty73%
Non-poverty96%

Reading

All Students85%
Female90%
Male80%
Black79%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education29%
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Poverty78%
Non-poverty94%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male70%
Black54%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Free lunch eligible58%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education27%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Poverty60%
Non-poverty90%

Reading

All Students82%
Female87%
Male76%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education33%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Poverty72%
Non-poverty98%
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 Students88%
Female94%
Male82%
Black74%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Poverty83%
Non-poverty95%

Reading

All Students75%
Female84%
Male66%
Black52%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty65%
Non-poverty90%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
37%
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.

105 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
79%
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 Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Black61%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education31%
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Poverty63%
Non-poverty85%
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 Students80%
Female80%
Male80%
Black58%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education33%
General population88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Poverty69%
Non-poverty98%
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
White 73% 58%
Black 24% 34%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Aaron Hightower
Fax number
  • (334) 493-1120

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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