10330 Howells Ferry Rd
Semmes, AL 36575
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Allentown Elementary School serves 761 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Allentown Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 761 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Allentown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Allentown Elementary School's student population of 761 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Allentown Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Allentown Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#250 out of 1276 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
27%
32%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Allentown Elementary School's ranking?

Allentown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Allentown Elementary School?

761 students attend Allentown Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

62% of Allentown Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Allentown Elementary School?

Allentown Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Allentown Elementary School offer ?

Allentown Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Allentown Elementary School part of?

Allentown Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 761 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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