Calera Elementary School

855 10th St
Calera, AL 35040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Calera Elementary School serves 682 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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 682 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 Students682 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Calera Elementary School is 0.63, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
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)
(12-13)
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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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
32%
33%
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White
51%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Calera Elementary School is Calera High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Calera Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calera Intermediate School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calera Calera Intermediate School Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 784 students
    0.5 miles
    8454 Highway 31 South
    Calera, AL 35040
    (205) 682-6500
    0.5 3-5 784
  • Calera Calera High School Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 865 students
    4.4 miles
    100 Calera Eagle Drive
    Calera, AL 35040
    (205) 682-6100
    4.4 9-12 865
  • Montevallo Calera Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 694 students
    4.4 miles
    9178 Highway 22
    Montevallo, AL 35115
    (205) 682-6140
    4.4 6-8 694
  • Alabaster Meadow View Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 852 students
    5.6 miles
    2800 Smokey Rd
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-4300
    5.6 PK-3 852
  • Montevallo Montevallo Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 705 students
    6.2 miles
    171 Jeter Cir
    Montevallo, AL 35115
    (205) 682-6420
    6.2 K-5 705

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