Chatom Elementary School

  • Chatom Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Chatom Elementary School's student population of 285 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chatom Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chatom Elementary School is 0.41, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#593 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chatom 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chatom 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
20%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chatom Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
74%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chatom Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.410.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chatom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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