Calera Intermediate School

  • Calera Intermediate School serves 669 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Calera Intermediate School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Calera Intermediate School's student population of 669 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calera Intermediate School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Calera Intermediate School is 0.55, which is less 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#272 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calera Intermediate 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
30%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Calera Intermediate School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
60%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Calera Intermediate 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
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calera Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.550.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calera Intermediate 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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