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Rainbow Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 726 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted October 4, 2009

it's the best! all the teachers are beast!((:
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Rainbow middle has always had a high standard for thier teachers and thier students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2007

this school was the best school ive went to its awesome the teachers arent just teachers their also friends with their students they dont just act like stuck up teachers who dont care about their students these teachers really care and treat you like family love yall guys love always, Rachael Ray.
—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 77% in 2012.

236 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

236 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
91%
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.

241 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

241 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
92%
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.

242 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

243 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
86%
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 Students80%
Female78%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligible75%
Special education36%
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Poverty67%
Non-poverty87%

Reading

All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligible90%
Special education45%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty86%
Non-poverty96%
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 Students78%
Female86%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligible77%
Special education4%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty69%
Non-poverty83%

Reading

All Students88%
Female92%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligible90%
Special education22%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Poverty85%
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

Math

All Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Free lunch eligible66%
Reduced lunch eligible71%
Special education32%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty67%
Non-poverty80%

Reading

All Students86%
Female89%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligible71%
Special education53%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Poverty80%
Non-poverty89%
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 76% in 2012.

235 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
86%
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 Students81%
Female85%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligible73%
Special education30%
General population87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Poverty73%
Non-poverty86%
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 92% 58%
Black 3% 35%
Asian 2% 1%
Hispanic 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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454 Lumbley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
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