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Tharptown High School

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Posted April 25, 2010

Tharptown has helped my kids become great in every subject and has even made them feel right at home . Tharptown is the best!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 73% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
38%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
74%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
66%
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 Students68%
Female73%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Poverty62%
Non-poverty83%

Reading

All Students87%
Female85%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Poverty81%
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 Students59%
Female57%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White61%
Free lunch eligible54%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Poverty56%
Non-poverty69%

Reading

All Students78%
Female86%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic62%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White83%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty75%
Non-poverty88%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
59%
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 Students74%
Female69%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic58%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White80%
Free lunch eligible65%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty65%
Non-poverty92%
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

Biology I

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

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
Language

The state average for Language was 75% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

29 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
62%
Social Studies

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

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
70%
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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
88%
Language

The state average for Language was 90% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 95% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

31 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
100%
Social Studies

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
90%
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 Students93%
Female90%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible89%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Poverty91%
Non-povertyn/a

Language

All Students75%
Female80%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Poverty69%
Non-povertyn/a

Math

All Students78%
Female70%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Poverty75%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female84%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White84%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Poverty81%
Non-povertyn/a

Social Studies

All Students63%
Female55%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White66%
Free lunch eligible64%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Poverty69%
Non-povertyn/a
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 Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education92%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty98%
Non-poverty100%

Language

All Students88%
Female84%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education83%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Poverty90%
Non-poverty83%

Math

All Students98%
Female100%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible97%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education92%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Poverty98%
Non-poverty100%

Reading

All Students92%
Female94%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education83%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty93%
Non-poverty92%

Social Studies

All Students81%
Female72%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Free lunch eligible81%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education92%
General population78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Poverty80%
Non-poverty83%
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 70% 58%
Hispanic 28% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 34%
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 78%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Gary Wayne Odom
Fax number
  • (256) 332-2840

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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255 Hwy 80
Russellville, AL 35654
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