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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 77% in 2013.

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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/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
Not migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/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
Not migrantn/a
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
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

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Language

The state average for Language was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
85%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Language

The state average for Language was 91% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students96%
Female99%
Male92%
Black91%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White99%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligible93%
Special education64%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Not migrant96%
Poverty95%
Not poverty98%

Language

All Students83%
Female90%
Male72%
Black71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligible87%
Special education29%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant83%
Poverty77%
Not poverty93%

Math

All Students93%
Female97%
Male88%
Black87%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligible93%
Special education50%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant93%
Poverty91%
Not poverty98%

Reading

All Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
Black64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligible80%
Special education29%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant79%
Poverty73%
Not poverty90%

Social Studies

All Students69%
Female69%
Male70%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligible80%
Special education36%
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant69%
Poverty61%
Not poverty85%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
Black98%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible98%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education93%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English99%
Not migrant99%
Poverty98%
Not poverty100%

Language

All Students88%
Female92%
Male85%
Black80%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White0%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligible0%
Special education21%
General population0%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Not migrant88%
Poverty83%
Not poverty0%

Math

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Black95%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education79%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Not migrant97%
Poverty95%
Not poverty100%

Reading

All Students93%
Female94%
Male92%
Black87%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education71%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant93%
Poverty89%
Not poverty100%

Social Studies

All Students91%
Female90%
Male92%
Black84%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White0%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligible0%
Special education50%
General population0%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant91%
Poverty86%
Not poverty0%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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