Sparkman Elementary School

Sparkman Elementary School serves 265 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Sparkman Elementary School operates within the Morgan County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 265 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 265 students
Sparkman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sparkman Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Sparkman Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sparkman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Sparkman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Sparkman Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
3%
34%
Sparkman Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
90%
57%
Sparkman Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Sparkman Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.19 0.32
Sparkman Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
67%
52%
Sparkman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
12%
6%
Sparkman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Morgan County School District's student population of 7,785 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,546 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,521 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Morgan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 7,785 3,026
Morgan County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $30 MM
Morgan County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $75 MM $30 MM
Morgan County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,546 $10,181
Morgan County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,521 $10,301
Morgan County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hartselle Area Vocational Center (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hartselle Junior High School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fe Burleson Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HartselleFe Burleson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 383 students
    4.6 miles
    1100 Bethel Rd Ne
    HartselleAL 35640
    (256)773-2411
    4.6KG-4383
  • HartselleHartselle Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 481 students
    5 miles
    904 Sparkman St
    HartselleAL 35640
    (256)773-6094
    57-8481
  • HartselleHartselle Area Vocational CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    5.2 miles
    904 South Sparkman St
    HartselleAL 35640
    (256)773-5426
    5.29-12n/a
  • HartselleHartselle High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 962 students
    5.2 miles
    1000 Bethel Rd Ne
    HartselleAL 35640
    (256)773-5426
    5.29-12962
  • Hartselle Barkley Bridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 316 students
    6.1 miles
    2333 Barkley Bridge Rd
    HartselleAL 35640
    (256)773-1931
    6.1KG-4316

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