Cora Castlen Elementary School

  • Cora Castlen Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 42% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Cora Castlen Elementary School's student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cora Castlen Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cora Castlen Elementary School is 0.36, 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#314 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cora Castlen 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)
42%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cora Castlen 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 Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cora Castlen Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cora Castlen Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cora Castlen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cora Castlen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
79%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cora Castlen 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
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cora Castlen Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.360.59
This chart display the diversity score of Cora Castlen 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
39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cora Castlen 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cora Castlen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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