Girard Middle School

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600 Girard Ave

Dothan, AL 36303

(334) 794-1426

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Girard Middle School

My experience had been that this school was working hard to make academic progress. According to the PARCA report given annually this had been the case until a change in leadership.This school has a new principal who carries a paddle around and beats it on desks to get the students to listen. He also ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/26/14

This school is an okay school but since all the new teachers and stuff came in its been getting worse... if you send your child here he will love the memories ...Well until he gets to 8th grade XD

Posted by a parent on 02/08/13

Girard isn't bad. Discipline begins at home. Most of the children that attend this school come to learn and get educated and there are those that only come to socialize and interrupt the learning process and there are places for these children. The principal is caring and goes Above and beyond for his ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/12

Girard is the best. I am in the 6th grade and love it. I am really glad that i didn't go to Carver. I am not going to say that some of the student's don't misbehave ,but still overall Girard is not bad. The students get a choice of which exploratory they want computer,band,choir,or art. I picked band ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/14/11

I can't beleive school borad and parents of Girard. My son has 2 children at Girard in the 6th grade. All of the teachers there are the worst. They have no interest in the children only a pay check. School board please do something about Girard. Years ago it was a good school why have you the school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/11/10

The teachers are amazing. The food is okay... Then again its cafeteria food. Overall i am so happy there and would no possible chance of me changing schools

Posted by a student on 07/22/08

I have been very disappointed with Girard Middle School for the 07-08 school year. I recieved poor teacher communication, I feel my child learned very little this year. He wont be going back, we've decided to move him out of that school. I also find it very strange that in the neighborhood where this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/08

The principal and teachers are wonderful. The school and grounds are immaculate. The level of discipline is very strict, with lots of rules, and a dress code that is strictly enforced, but it results in what i feel is an incredibly safe environment. The only improvement i could suggest would be to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/10/06

I feel it is run in a backwards way. I remember things being this way 40 some years ago. The teachers could do a much better job of communicating with the parents.

Posted by a parent on 03/08/06

I love my school! I am a 7th grader here at Girard Middle. There are many things for the students to be involved in. We have LINK which is Talent Pool, Un team, acadmeic team, and student goverment association which I belong to every one!! besides that we have office aides, lunchroom aides, basketball ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/27/04

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Test scores for Girard Middle School

ARMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Girard Middle School
Dothan City Schools
* In 2009-2010 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.

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Dothan schools — Girard Middle School is located at 600 Girard Ave, Dothan AL 36303. 600 Girard Ave is in the 36303 ZIP code in Dothan, AL The school district for Girard Middle School is the Dothan City Schools. Girard Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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