Girard Intermediate School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Girard Intermediate School
Girard Intermediate School is a public school in Girard, Pennsylvania, serving students in grades 5-8. The school is part of the Girard School District, which also includes an elementary school and a high school. Girard Intermediate School has a strong focus on academics, offering a wide range of courses and activities to ensure that all students are successful. The school offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, music, art, and clubs. The school also has a strong focus on technology, with a computer lab, laptop carts, and a 1:1 laptop program for all students.
Girard Intermediate School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a positive behavior support system, which rewards students for positive behavior and encourages them to reach their full potential. The school also provides counseling and mental health services to all students. Girard Intermediate School is dedicated to helping all students succeed and reach their highest potential. The school strives to create a positive and supportive environment for students to learn and grow.
600 Girard Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
3 – 6
Overview Girard Intermediate School
Girard Intermediate School serves 350 students in grades 3-6.
Girard Intermediate 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Girard Intermediate School
Girard Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Girard Intermediate School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.