Alma Middle School

706 Hwy 64 East

Alma, AR 72921-2229

Grades: 6-8

805 students

Alma Middle School serves 805 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 37%.
Alma Middle School operates within the Alma School District.

Overview

The student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 805 students
Alma Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Alma Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Alma Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Alma Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Alma Middle School American Indian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Alma Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
3%
23%
Alma Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
92%
63%
Alma Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Alma Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.31
Alma Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
42%
52%
Alma Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
9%
9%
Alma Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,795 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,608 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Alma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,360 925
Alma   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $9 MM
Alma   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $10 MM
Alma   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,795 $9,870
Alma   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,608 $10,243
Alma   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlmaAlma High School
    101 East Main
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2162
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1070 students                      
  • AlmaAlma Intermediate School
    1220 West Collum Ln
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2166
    0.8 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 763 students                      
  • AlmaAlma Primary School
    1600 Hwy 64 East
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-5100
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 722 students                      
  • Van BurenJames R. Tate Elementary School
    406 Catcher Rd
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)471-3130
    4.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 445 students                      
  • Van BurenVan Buren High School
    2001 Pointer Trail
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-6821
    6.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1796 students                      

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