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Sipsey Jr High School

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Posted February 25, 2011

this is a school where everybody know your name. low teacher turnover, and great community support


Posted September 19, 2006

Sipsey is a wonderful school and the principal Donnie bridges is great to hes wonderful that is my opinion
—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 85% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
82%
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 85% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
59%
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 91% in 2012.

21 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

21 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
70%
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 77% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
67%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
71%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
63%
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 Students76%
Female71%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty71%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students76%
Female79%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Poverty71%
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

Math

All Students61%
Female54%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White63%
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Poverty60%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female62%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White56%
Free lunch eligible61%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty65%
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

Math

All Students67%
Femalen/a
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White63%
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Poverty63%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Femalen/a
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White84%
Free lunch eligible83%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Poverty84%
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

Math

All Students50%
Femalen/a
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White48%
Free lunch eligible41%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Poverty44%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students92%
Femalen/a
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Free lunch eligible88%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Poverty89%
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

Math

All Students24%
Female17%
Male27%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White25%
Free lunch eligible20%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population26%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English24%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant24%
Poverty24%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female83%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White68%
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty62%
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

Math

All Students55%
Female35%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White59%
Free lunch eligible52%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Poverty52%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female59%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White63%
Free lunch eligible56%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Poverty59%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2012.

21 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
41%
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

The state average for Science was 76% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
48%

2009

 
 
55%
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 Students71%
Femalen/a
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Poverty68%
Non-povertyn/a
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

Science

All Students70%
Female75%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Poverty75%
Non-povertyn/a
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 86% 58%
Black 14% 34%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
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 85%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Donnie Ray Bridges
Fax number
  • (205) 648-5031

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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