Chisholm Elementary School

Chisholm Elementary School serves 566 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Chisholm Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 566 students has declined by 31% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 566 students
Chisholm Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Chisholm Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Chisholm Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Chisholm Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Chisholm Elementary School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
88%
34%
Chisholm Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
8%
57%
Chisholm Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Chisholm Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Chisholm Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.22 0.20
Chisholm Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
94%
52%
Chisholm Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
2%
6%
Chisholm Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,475 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,577 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,309 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 54% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
7
Number of Students Managed 32,475 2,979
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $331 MM $29 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $354 MM $31 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,577 $9,620
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,309 $10,180
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Davis Learning Center-beep (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Davis Learning Center-beep (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Gardens Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MontgomeryHighland Gardens Elementary School
    2801 Willena Ave
    MontgomeryAL 36107
    (334)269-3685
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 463 students                      
  • MontgomeryMorningview Elementary School
    2849 Pelzer Ave
    MontgomeryAL 36109
    (334)260-1028
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 507 students                      
  • MontgomeryDavis Learning Center-beep
    Special Education School
    309 North California St
    MontgomeryAL 36107
    (334)269-3676
    Special Education School

    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • MontgomeryChildrens Center
    Special Education School
    310 Madison Terr
    MontgomeryAL 36107
    (334)262-4850
    Special Education School

    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 98 students                      
  • MontgomeryCapitol Heights Junior High School
    116 Federal Dr
    MontgomeryAL 36107
    (334)260-1000
    2.5 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 701 students                      

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