Cold Springs Elementary School

  • Cold Springs Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (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 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Cold Springs Elementary School's student population of 521 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students521 students
This chart display total students of Cold Springs Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Cold Springs Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Cold Springs Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Cold Springs Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cold Springs Elementary School is 0.08, 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#427 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cold Springs 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)
47%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cold Springs 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 Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cold Springs Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cold Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cold Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
96%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cold Springs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cold Springs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.080.59
This chart display the diversity score of Cold Springs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cold Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cold Springs 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 NameCullman County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Cold Springs is an outstanding school. It has good academic programs and good sports programs. Every kid gets to play. Cold Springs encourages parental involvement. Its a great small town to raise children.
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