Brent Elementary School

  • Brent Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brent Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Brent Elementary School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brent Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brent Elementary School is 0.54, 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 School Rank (16-17)#978 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
40%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brent Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.540.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brent Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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