Attalla Elementary School

300 Cullman Avenue
Attalla, AL 35954
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Attalla Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Attalla Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Attalla Elementary School's student population of 586 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Attalla 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 Attalla Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#394 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
72%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAttalla City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Attalla Elementary School is Career Technical Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Etowah Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Attalla Etowah Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 349 students
    0.4 miles
    316jones Street
    Attalla, AL 35954
    (256) 538-3236
    0.4 6-8 349
  • Attalla Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.1 miles
    105 Burke Ave Se
    Attalla, AL 35954
    (256) 538-3312
    1.1 9-12 n/a
  • Attalla Etowah County Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12
    1.1 miles
    106 Burke Ave Se
    Attalla, AL 35954
    (256) 538-8431
    1.1 4-12 n/a
  • Attalla Etowah High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 593 students
    1.2 miles
    201 Case Ave
    Attalla, AL 35954
    (256) 538-8381
    1.2 9-12 593
  • Attalla Ivalee Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 193 students
    2.4 miles
    840 Gallant Rd
    Attalla, AL 35954
    (256) 538-9781
    2.4 K-6 193

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