Alma Middle School

706 Hwy 64 E
Alma, AR 72921
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Alma Middle School serves 724 students in grades 6-8.
Alma Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Alma Middle School's student population of 724 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students724 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Alma Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alma Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#269 out of 1008 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
87%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.240.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alma Middle School is Alma High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Izard Center For Learning (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alma Intermediate School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alma Alma High School Math: 36% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,059 student
    0.8 miles
    101 E Main
    Alma, AR 72921
    (479) 632-2162
    0.8 9-12 1,059
  • Alma Alma Intermediate School Math: 61% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 728 students
    0.8 miles
    1220 W Collum Ln
    Alma, AR 72921
    (479) 632-2166
    0.8 3-5 728
  • Alma Alma Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 711 students
    1.8 miles
    1600 Hwy 64 E
    Alma, AR 72921
    (479) 632-5100
    1.8 K-2 711
  • Van Buren James R. Tate Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    4.3 miles
    406 Catcher Rd
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 471-3130
    4.3 PK-5 455
  • Van Buren Van Buren High School Math: 30% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,268 student
    6.1 miles
    2001 Pointer Trail
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 474-6821
    6.1 10-12 1,268

School Reviews

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My granddaughter has moved in with us. She will be in the 8th grade this 2016/2017 school year. Her GPA is 3.98. I need to know when and what I will need to have her enrolled. Would like to have all done before the first day of school. Please contact me 479-221-5677 my name is Vickie Dickinson
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