Girard Middle School

  • Girard Middle School serves 490 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Girard Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Girard Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Girard Middle School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Girard Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Girard Middle School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#1126 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
79%
33%
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White
14%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.360.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDothan City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dothan Girard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 274 students
    0.2 miles
    522 Girard Ave
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 794-1467
    0.2 PK-5 274
  • Dothan Montana Street Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 496 students
    1.2 miles
    1001 Montana St
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 794-1475
    1.2 K-5 496
  • Dothan Heard Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
    1.6 miles
    201 Daniel Cir
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1471
    1.6 K-5 426
  • Dothan Pass Academy Alternative School

    1.9 miles
    201 E Wilson Street
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 671-1474
    1.9 n/a n/a
  • Dothan Hope High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.0 miles
    1971 Reeves St Suite 21
    Dothan, AL 36302
    (334) 702-4168
    2.0 9-12 n/a

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My 13 Year Old Daughter Will Be Attending Your School Next Year , 8th Grade .. We Are Transfering Her Because Of The Vilonce & Bulling Happening At Her Previose School .. ( Houston County High ) .. Is This School Low On Vilonce & Bullying ? Thank You , Stephanie Dexter .
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