9960 School House Rd
Grand Bay, AL 36541
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
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).

Top Rankings

Cora Castlen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
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)

School Rankings

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
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#223 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
11%
33%
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White
80%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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