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University Place Middle 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 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
80%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
72%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
48%
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 Students84%
Female89%
Male79%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education38%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Poverty83%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female86%
Male72%
Black76%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education46%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Poverty77%
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 Students60%
Female75%
Male48%
Black53%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Poverty55%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female85%
Male64%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Poverty70%
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%
Female46%
Male65%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible47%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Poverty52%
Non-povertyn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female52%
Male61%
Black55%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible51%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Poverty54%
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 76% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
29%

2009

 
 
56%
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 Students60%
Female70%
Male52%
Black53%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Poverty55%
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

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 80% 34%
Hispanic 11% 5%
White 7% 58%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
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 86%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Dr Deron S Cameron
Fax number
  • (205) 759-3768

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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2010 1st Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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Phone: (205) 759-3664

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