Oak Grove Elementary School

Oak Grove Elementary School serves 581 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Oak Grove Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 581 students
Oak Grove Elementary School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Oak Grove Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Oak Grove Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Oak Grove Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
3%
35%
Oak Grove Elementary School Black (2001-2012)
White
96%
58%
Oak Grove Elementary School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oak Grove Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Oak Grove Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.31
Oak Grove Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
51%
Oak Grove Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Oak Grove Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
7
Number of Students Managed 36,617 3,032
Jefferson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $348 MM $29 MM
Jefferson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $462 MM $31 MM
Jefferson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,615 $9,620
Jefferson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,768 $10,180
Jefferson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Grove High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Grove High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove High School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BessemerOak Grove High School
    9494 Oak Grove Parkway
    BessemerAL 35023
    (205)379-5000
    0.2 mi | 871 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • BessemerW E Donaldson
    Alternative School
    100 Warrior Ln
    BessemerAL 35023
    (205)436-3681
    Alternative School

    4.1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • BessemerConcord Elementary School
    6015 Warrior River Rd
    BessemerAL 35023
    (205)379-3150
    7.1 mi | 360 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HueytownJefferson Co Couns And Learning Ctr-west
    Alternative School
    126 Johnson Dr
    HueytownAL 35023
    (205)379-4130
    Alternative School

    9.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • HueytownHueytown High School
    131 Dabbs Ave
    HueytownAL 35023
    (205)379-4150
    9.9 mi | 1089 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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Did You Know?
Bessemer, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.16, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Bessemer is Greenwood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.