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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 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%
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

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
77%
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

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%
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

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
79%
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%
Female98%
Male80%
Black87%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education33%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Poverty84%
Not poverty94%

Reading

All Students83%
Female96%
Male69%
Black74%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education27%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Poverty75%
Not poverty90%
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 Students75%
Female76%
Male74%
Black67%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education44%
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Poverty66%
Not poverty83%

Reading

All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education56%
General population93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Poverty82%
Not poverty90%
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 Students82%
Female89%
Male75%
Black70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education46%
General population87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Poverty77%
Not poverty88%

Reading

All Students83%
Female89%
Male77%
Black65%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education31%
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Poverty75%
Not poverty91%
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 Students77%
Female79%
Male75%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education17%
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Poverty61%
Not poverty96%

Reading

All Students75%
Female85%
Male65%
Black58%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible57%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education8%
General population84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Poverty58%
Not poverty96%
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

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
53%
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

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
54%
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 Students68%
Female79%
Male57%
Black48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White73%
Free lunch eligible50%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education20%
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Poverty53%
Not poverty83%
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

Science

All Students83%
Female89%
Male77%
Black74%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education38%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Poverty79%
Not poverty87%
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 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 basics

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

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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303 East Stewart Ave
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