Carver Magnet School

  • Carver Magnet School serves 433 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Carver Magnet School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than 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 45%.

Top Placements

Carver Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Carver Magnet School's student population of 433 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carver Magnet School is ranked within the top 5% 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 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carver Magnet School is 0.56, 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)#20 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
29%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDothan City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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