Armstrong Middle School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Armstrong Middle School serves 1,204 students in grades 6-8.
Armstrong Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Armstrong Middle School's student population of 1,204 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Armstrong Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Armstrong Middle School is 0.45, 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 (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#461 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
69%
48%
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White
27%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.450.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Armstrong Middle School is Starkville High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Lowndes High School (14.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overstreet Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Starkville East Alternative Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    2926 Sixteenth Section Road
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 323-1462
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Starkville Overstreet Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5 | 360 students
    0.6 miles
    307 South Jackson Street
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4193
    0.6 5 360
  • Starkville Millsaps Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    0.7 miles
    803 Louisville Road
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4170
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Starkville Starkville High School Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,428 student
    0.7 miles
    603 Yellowjacket Drive
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4130
    0.7 9-12 1,428
  • Starkville Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 1,168 student
    0.9 miles
    200-c Dr. Martin Luther King D
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4160
    0.9 2-4 1,168

School Reviews

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I really appreciate all the elective opportunities presented to the student body such as drama, Junior Cadet Corp, chorus, and Band. It really gives the students a chance to experience hobbies that they might not've even now they'd like.
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