592 Ray Coaker Rd
Chatom, AL 36518
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Chatom Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Chatom Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Chatom Elementary School's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Event
Date
Memorial Day - School Closed
May 30, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Chatom Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chatom Elementary School is 0.42, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#214 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
74%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Top 50%)

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