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Liberty Pk Middle School

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4 stars

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Posted April 3, 2013

Liberty Park Elementary: The parent involvement is stellar as are the teachers and caring staff at this sweet school. The only thing lacking is the non-existent language program. The system pulled Spanish last year, even though all top research shows that the younger the child, the easier it is to learn a language. There is money for new sports fields and athletics, but none for a foreign language program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2013

I have had two students complete grades 6-8 at LPMS and looking forward to enrolling my third. Academics are first rate. Previous poster is clearly uninformed about the Vestavia school system with her allegation there are no honors classes. Math is tracked into Honors and this follows students into the High School, as it does at Pizitz. Enrichment classes are provided for 6th and 7th G/T students. Sports & extra-curriculars are woefully inadequate, but this is a smaller, newer school. Students are generally well-behaved . Discipline problems are dealt with quickly and firmly. My HS students are doing just fine in all Honors and AP classes at VHHS with the foundation laid for them at LPMS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2012

The school is good, but lacks in Academics; there are not Honors classes, or AP classes. I feel the school is still too young, therefore it's still not fully develop in many areas. PTO is strong, and so is the parent involvement, but like I said at the beginning the school lacks in Academics. I have one child here, but will not put my other child in this school, unless it becomes complete in many areas as a whole. I will write another review towards the end of the school year.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

172 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

172 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
96%
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.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
93%

2009

 
 
97%
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.

142 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
96%

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

142 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%

2009

 
 
n/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.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Free lunch eligible62%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Poverty62%
Non-poverty92%

Reading

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Poverty77%
Non-poverty99%
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 Students93%
Female95%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Povertyn/a
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students97%
Female99%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Povertyn/a
Non-poverty98%
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 Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Povertyn/a
Non-poverty96%

Reading

All Students97%
Female99%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Povertyn/a
Non-poverty98%
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.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
96%
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 Students98%
Female98%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Povertyn/a
Non-poverty98%
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 88% 58%
Black 4% 34%
Hispanic 4% 5%
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 5%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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17035 Liberty Parkway
Vestavia Hills, AL 35242
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Phone: (205) 402-5440

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