Bankscaddell Elementary School

211 Gordon Dr Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bankscaddell Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bankscaddell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 28% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bankscaddell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Bankscaddell Elementary School's student population of 473 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Bankscaddell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Bankscaddell Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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
#833 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
51%
8%
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Black
25%
33%
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White
19%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bankscaddell Elementary School is Decatur High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horizon High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Decatur High School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,036 student
    0.6 miles
    1011 Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3011
    0.6 9-12 1,036
  • Decatur Horizon High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12
    0.7 miles
    809 Church St Ne
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3054
    0.7 8-12 n/a
  • Decatur Decatur High Developmental Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
    0.8 miles
    1011a Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3008
    0.8 9-12 36
  • Decatur Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 3-5 | 319 students
    0.8 miles
    801 Wilson St Nw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3056
    0.8 3-5 319
  • Decatur Long Term Case Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    0.8 miles
    406 2nd Ave Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 308-2308
    0.8 K-12 n/a

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