Alma Middle School

706 Hwy 64 East,

Alma, AR, 72921-2229

Tel: (479)632-2168
Grades: 6-8

841 students

Alma Middle School serves 841 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Alma Middle School operates within the Alma School District.

Overview

The student population of 841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 841 students
Alma Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Alma Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Alma Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Alma Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Alma Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Alma Middle School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Alma Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
22%
Alma Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
92%
64%
Alma Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.53
Alma Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
52%
Alma Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
10%
Alma Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Alma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,398 923
Alma   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $9 MM
Alma   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $10 MM
Alma   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,795 $9,870
Alma   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,608 $10,243
Alma   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alma High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alma Intermediate School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Alma Alma High School
    101 East Main
    Alma , AR , 72921
    (479)632-2162
    0.8  mi  |  1063  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Alma Alma Intermediate School
    1220 West Collum Ln
    Alma , AR , 72921
    (479)632-2166
    0.8  mi  |  809  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Alma Alma Primary School
    1600 Hwy 64 East
    Alma , AR , 72921
    (479)632-5100
    1.8  mi  |  685  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Van Buren James R. Tate Elementary School
    406 Catcher Rd
    Van Buren , AR , 72956
    (479)471-3130
    4.3  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Van Buren Van Buren High School
    2001 Pointer Trail
    Van Buren , AR , 72956
    (479)474-6821
    6.1  mi  |  1275  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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