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Harmony Grove Middle School

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Posted September 3, 2012

Wonderful teachers and caring principal!!! The principal knows each of the children's names and works tirelessly to help them. You can even see her roller skating with them on their Middle School skate night! The teachers care and are empowered by servant leadership.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

Excellent teachers!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 31, 2006

We moved to this District this past year, I have 2 in the Middle School and have been very dissapointed in the curriculum they offer. There are no advanced classes, and very little communication between teachers and parents. They have only one counselor for the middle and high school. Please re-consider and notice the low state scores before placing your children here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2006

I belive the teachers should do more to help the kids and get more involved in there lives and try to do more for them.
—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.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 73% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
16%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in Algebra I, Geometry and Biology. The results for End of Course Exams administered in the spring of each school year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 64%
Hispanic 3% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 21%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2621 Hwy 229
Benton, AR 72015
Phone: (501) 860-6796

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