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Selma Middle Chat Academy

Public | 7-8 | 542 students

 

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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 73% in 2012.

253 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

253 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
66%

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

The state average for Math was 79% in 2012.

221 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

221 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
56%
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 Students40%
Female45%
Male35%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education5%
General population43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Poverty37%
Non-poverty70%

Reading

All Students73%
Female83%
Male65%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education5%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Poverty71%
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 Students58%
Female67%
Male50%
Black59%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligible92%
Special education12%
General population62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Poverty57%
Non-poverty66%

Reading

All Students63%
Female74%
Male52%
Black63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible59%
Reduced lunch eligible92%
Special education6%
General population68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Poverty61%
Non-poverty76%
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.

253 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
40%
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 Students56%
Female60%
Male52%
Black56%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible53%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education19%
General population59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Poverty53%
Non-poverty87%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 35%
Asian 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 0%
White 0% 58%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Logan Wilkinson Cowart
Fax number
  • (334) 874-1679

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1701 Summerfield Rd
Selma, AL 36701
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Phone: (334) 874-1675

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