Brantley Elementary School

5585 Water Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Brantley Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Brantley Elementary School's student population of 235 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
235 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Brantley Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Brantley Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1074 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brantley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brantley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Brantley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
68%
32%
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White
21%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Brantley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brantley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brantley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brantley Elementary School's ranking?
Brantley Elementary School is ranked #1074 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Brantley Elementary School?
235 students attend Brantley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Brantley Elementary School students are Black, 21% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brantley Elementary School?
Brantley Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Brantley Elementary School offer ?
Brantley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Brantley Elementary School part of?
Brantley Elementary School is part of Dallas County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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