1551 Sunset Dr
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Colbert Heights Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Colbert Heights Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Colbert Heights Elementary School's student population of 480 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Colbert Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Colbert Heights Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#616 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
24%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
3%
32%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Colbert Heights Elementary School?

480 students attend Colbert Heights Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Colbert Heights Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Colbert Heights Elementary School?

Colbert Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Colbert Heights Elementary School offer ?

Colbert Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Colbert Heights Elementary School part of?

Colbert Heights Elementary School is part of Colbert County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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