Cora Castlen Elementary School
Cora Castlen Elementary School serves 466 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cora Castlen Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).
Cora Castlen Elementary School's student population of 466 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the Cora Castlen Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Mardi Gras/ President's Day Break - All Schools Closed
February 28, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break - All Schools Closed
April 18, 2022 (Monday)
Students Last Day
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Cora Castlen Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Cora Castlen Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#223 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education
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