Chapman Elementary School

2006 Reuben Dr
Huntsville, AL 35811
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 145 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Chapman Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 145 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chapman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Chapman Elementary School's student population of 145 students has declined by 74% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 72% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
145 students
This chart displays total students of Chapman Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart displays gender of Chapman Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Chapman Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart displays the students of Chapman Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Chapman Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chapman Elementary School is 0.62, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#860 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Chapman Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chapman 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chapman 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 2021-22 school year data.
<50%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Chapman Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Chapman Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
2%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
35%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
50%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chapman Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.62
This chart displays the diversity score of Chapman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chapman Elementary School's ranking?
Chapman Elementary School is ranked #860 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Chapman Elementary School?
145 students attend Chapman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Chapman Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chapman Elementary School?
Chapman Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Chapman Elementary School offer ?
Chapman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Chapman Elementary School part of?
Chapman Elementary School is part of Huntsville City School District.

School Reviews

Review Chapman Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Public school teachers are considered public servants – but does that make their salary details public information? Learn about the heated debate surrounding whether teacher salaries should be made public.
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
Education and the rate of incarceration have been linked in a recent NAACP report. Learn about the report and the troubling findings.
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
We analyze a new plan for student assignment in two North Carolina school districts and the public reaction to the idea of bussing students – as well as alternatives that have been proposed by education experts.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 145 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Quick Links