Alma Middle School

  • Alma Middle School serves 792 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Alma Middle School operates within the Alma School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 792 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 792 students
Alma Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Alma Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Alma Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Alma Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Alma Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Alma Middle School American Indian Students (2006-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Alma Middle School Asian Students (1997-2012)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Alma Middle School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
1%
21%
Alma Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
89%
61%
Alma Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Alma Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Alma Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
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.
0.21 0.32
Alma Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
45%
53%
Alma Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alma School District's student population of 3,221 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,771 in this district is less than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,190 is less than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Alma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,221 913
Alma School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $10 MM
Alma School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $9 MM
Alma School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,771 $10,835
Alma School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,190 $10,302
Alma School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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  • AlmaAlma High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1052 students
    0.8 miles
    P O Box 2139
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2162
    0.89-121052
  • AlmaAlma Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 671 students
    0.8 miles
    P O Box 2259
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2166
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  • AlmaAlma Primary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 706 students
    1.8 miles
    P O Box 2299
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-5100
    1.8KG-2706
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    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    4.3 miles
    406 Catcher Rd
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)471-3130
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1825 students
    6.1 miles
    2001 Pointer Trail
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-6821
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School Reviews

5  7/19/2016
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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