Calera Elementary School

  • Calera Elementary School serves 684 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 80%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 86%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Calera Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2012-13 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 higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Calera Elementary School's student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students684 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Calera Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calera Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,257 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Calera Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calera 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
86%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calera 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
30%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
55%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calera Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.600.58
This chart display the diversity score of Calera Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calera Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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