Limestone County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 9,654 students in Limestone County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Limestone County School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Limestone County School District are Creekside Elementary School, Piney Chapel Elementary School and Johnson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Limestone County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Limestone County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Limestone County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
17 Schools
1,473 Schools
# Students
9,654 Students
740,387 Students
# Teachers
492 Teachers
42,061 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Limestone County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#59 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Limestone County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Limestone County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Limestone County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Limestone County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.59
# American Indian Students
63 Students
6,925 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
62 Students
10,746 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,014 Students
58,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
8%
# Black Students
970 Students
243,146 Students
% Black Students
10%
33%
# White Students
7,319 Students
403,662 Students
% White Students
76%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
221 Students
16,560 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
108
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
660
54,877
# Students in 1st Grade:
709
56,316
# Students in 2nd Grade:
664
55,468
# Students in 3rd Grade:
748
57,386
# Students in 4th Grade:
681
58,396
# Students in 5th Grade:
729
57,546
# Students in 6th Grade:
742
55,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
742
55,345
# Students in 8th Grade:
766
54,934
# Students in 9th Grade:
821
57,297
# Students in 10th Grade:
818
55,313
# Students in 11th Grade:
771
53,914
# Students in 12th Grade:
695
52,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,415 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,065 is higher than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$91 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Limestone County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$107 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Limestone County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,415
$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Limestone County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,065
$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Limestone County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Limestone County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15983 Sanderson Rd
Harvest, AL 35749
(256) 233-6452
Grades: 1-5
| 521 students
Rank: #22.
Piney Chapel Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20835 Elkton Rd
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 233-6674
Grades: PK-5
| 210 students
Rank: #33.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21360 Hwy 251
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 233-6665
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #44.
East Limestone High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15641 E Limestone Rd
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 233-6660
Grades: 6-12
| 1,198 students
Rank: #55.
Blue Springs Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16787 Hardy Road
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 729-4092
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #66.
Cedar Hill Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27905 Cedar Hill Rd
Ardmore, AL 35739
(256) 423-5950
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #77.
Elkmont Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25630 Evans Street
Elkmont, AL 35620
(256) 732-4291
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #88.
Tanner Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12060 Sommers Road
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 233-6682
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #99.
Ardmore High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
30285 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, AL 35739
(256) 423-2685
Grades: 6-12
| 968 students
Rank: #1010.
Sugar Creek Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26595 Salem Minor Hill Road
Lester, AL 35647
(256) 233-6669
Grades: K-5
| 626 students
Rank: #1111.
Clements High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7730 Highway 72 W
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 729-6564
Grades: 6-12
| 540 students
Rank: #1212.
Limestone County Virtual School Center
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21465 Al Hwy 99
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 232-5353
Grades: K-12
| 953 students
Rank: #1313.
West Limestone High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10945 School House Rd
Lester, AL 35647
(256) 233-6687
Grades: 6-12
| 798 students
Rank: #1414.
Elkmont High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25630 Evans Ave
Elkmont, AL 35620
(256) 732-4291
Grades: 6-12
| 690 students
Rank: #1515.
Tanner High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
12060 Sommers Rd
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 233-6682
Grades: 6-12
| 464 students
16049 Sanderson Road
Harvest, AL 35749
(256) 216-8702
Grades: K-2
| 515 students
Limestone County Area Vocational Technology
Vocational School
505 E Sanderfer Rd
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6463
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 9,654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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