School Details

Girard Elementary School

522 Girard Ave, Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1467
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 366 students 15 students/teacher (AL avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

77%
87%
83%
85%
89%
87%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Dothan City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
85%
82%
91%
90%
88%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Dothan City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
94%
93%
90%
91%
89%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
80%
77%
82%

Alabama Science Assessment (ASA)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.
  • This school in 2013
  • Dothan City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Girard Elementary School is a public elementary school in Dothan. The principal of Girard Elementary School is Miss Glenda D Sanders, who can be contacted at glsanders@dothan.k12.al.us. 366 students attend Girard Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 82% of the 366 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Girard Elementary School is 15:1. Westgate Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 58% 55%
Hispanic 5% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 33% 40%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0%
Multiracial 0.5% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 64%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    My son has been kindergarten this year. I was pleased to see that he knows how to read and starting to write some words. I was pleased for the overall learning growth curve that I saw in him throughout the school year.

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