Chestnut Grove Elementary School

3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Chestnut Grove Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Chestnut Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Chestnut Grove Elementary School's student population of 432 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Chestnut Grove 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 Chestnut Grove 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
#683 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
27%
33%
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White
51%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chestnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chestnut Grove Elementary School is Priceville High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cedar Ridge Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Cedar Ridge Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 755 students
    0.9 miles
    2715 Danville Rd Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 552-4622
    0.9 6-8 755
  • Decatur Frances Nungester Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 396 students
    1.1 miles
    726 Tammy St Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 552-3079
    1.1 PK-5 396
  • Decatur Austinville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.5 miles
    2320 Clara Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3050
    1.5 PK-5 388
  • Decatur Priceville High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 473 students
    1.5 miles
    2650 N Bethel Rd
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 353-1950
    1.5 9-12 473
  • Decatur Priceville Junior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 481 students
    1.5 miles
    311 Highway 67 South
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 355-5104
    1.5 5-8 481

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