Ashford Elementary School

100 Barfield St
Ashford, AL 36312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Ashford Elementary School serves 658 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ashford Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ashford Elementary School's student population of 658 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Ashford Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ashford Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#577 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
24%
33%
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White
71%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ashford Elementary School is Houston County Area Vocational Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ashford High School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dothan Houston County Area Vocational Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    662 West Main
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 899-3308
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Ashford Ashford High School Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 767 students
    0.4 miles
    607 Church St
    Ashford, AL 36312
    (334) 899-5411
    0.4 6-12 767
  • Webb Webb Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 437 students
    6.0 miles
    178 Depot St
    Webb, AL 36376
    (334) 792-5744
    6 PK-6 437
  • Dothan Hidden Lake Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
    6.9 miles
    1475 Prevatt Rd
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1491
    6.9 K-5 549
  • Dothan Beverlye Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 447 students
    7.5 miles
    1025 S Beverlye Rd
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1432
    7.5 6-8 447

School Reviews

5  
This is my childrens first year at ashford elem.. and ashford high.. i have 4 children, and they are so happy with there school..and thats hard to find these days, we are very blest to have moved into these school district...i reccomend this school (elementary) to anyone with small children... i havent met one person there that doesnt love there joglll
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