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Handley High School

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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 79% in 2012.

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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2009

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
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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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
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

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2012.

117 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

117 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

117 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

117 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

31 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
48%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2012.

117 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
91%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 98% in 2012.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

97 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
96%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 90% in 2012.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
98%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Biology I

All Students91%
Female93%
Male88%
Black82%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education47%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Poverty85%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students78%
Female82%
Male73%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education12%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty71%
Non-poverty90%

Math

All Students86%
Female88%
Male85%
Black77%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible79%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education29%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Poverty83%
Non-poverty93%

Reading

All Students79%
Female81%
Male77%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligible77%
Special education18%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Poverty69%
Non-poverty95%

Social Studies

All Students78%
Female77%
Male78%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligible92%
Special education29%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty69%
Non-poverty93%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

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

Biology I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Poverty100%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black90%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Poverty94%
Non-poverty95%

Math

All Students98%
Female98%
Male98%
Black98%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible98%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty98%
Non-poverty97%

Reading

All Students93%
Female88%
Male98%
Black88%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible89%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty91%
Non-poverty97%

Social Studies

All Students92%
Female86%
Male98%
Black88%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special educationn/a
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty89%
Non-poverty97%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, biology and social studies. High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate. The AHSGE 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 pass the test.

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 54% 58%
Black 44% 34%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 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 60%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Gregory Donnell Foster
Fax number
  • (334) 863-6284

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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