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George Washington Carver Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 567 students

 

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Posted May 23, 2011

My grandson attends this school. It is always clean and quiet. The teachers are very professional, as is the principal. There is a well-equipped study lab, with new laptops and a very competent music teacher. I was happily surprised to see the music teacher had violins and was actually teaching students to play them. The Gym is excellent. I'm very comfortable with my grandson's progress at Carver Elementary.
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Posted October 3, 2009

It is a relatively new school, named for one of our local treasures. It house our youngest, children who are the future of our community. The principal and faculty inspire our children to greatness.
—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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students82%
Female81%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible82%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education43%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Poverty82%
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female83%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education43%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Poverty80%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 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%
White 0% 58%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Melissa T Williams
Fax number
  • (334) 727-5520

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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303 Union Springs Rd
Tuskegee, AL 36083
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