Catoma Elementary School

1780 Mitchell Young Rd
Montgomery, AL 36108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Catoma Elementary School serves 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Catoma 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Catoma Elementary School's student population of 307 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Catoma Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Catoma Elementary School is 0.65, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1030 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
42%
8%
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Black
40%
33%
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White
13%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Catoma Elementary School is Montgomery Preparatory Academy For Career Technologies (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southlawn Middle School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is King Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery King Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    3.6 miles
    4655 Gateway Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 284-8080
    3.6 PK-5 347
  • Montgomery Southlawn Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 509 students
    5.8 miles
    5333 Mobile Hwy
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 284-8086
    5.8 6-8 509
  • Montgomery Southlawn Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
    5.9 miles
    5225 Patricia Ln
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 284-8028
    5.9 PK-5 300
  • Montgomery Carver Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 464 students
    6.8 miles
    3100 Mobile Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 269-3625
    6.8 PK-5 464
  • Montgomery Montgomery Preparatory Academy For Career Technologies Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    7.1 miles
    2901 East South Blvd
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    (334) 241-5307
    7.1 10-12 n/a

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