Chalkville Elementary School

  • Chalkville Elementary School serves 1,276 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chalkville 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Chalkville Elementary School's student population of 1,276 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students1,276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chalkville 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 Chalkville Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank#901 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
82%
33%
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White
9%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chalkville Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.320.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chalkville 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 NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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A great School! Very qualified Administrators, Teachers and Staff. The Children actually LEARN here. I have 2 little ones here, a first grader and a second grader. They both read, write, and do math problems beyond what I would expect of their grade level. It is a joy to hear each of them read to me in perfect diction and pronounciation. They understand what they read. I highly recommend this School.
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