Creekside Elementary School

15983 Sanderson Rd
Harvest, AL 35749
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 543 students in grades 1-5, Creekside Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 543 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 20% in AL
  • : 50% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Creekside Elementary School's student population of 543 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
543 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Creekside Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Creekside Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#141 out of 1285 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Creekside Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Creekside 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 2021-22 school year data.
67%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Creekside 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 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Creekside Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Creekside Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
21%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
68%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Creekside Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Creekside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Creekside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Creekside Elementary School's ranking?
Creekside Elementary School is ranked #141 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Creekside Elementary School often compared to?
Creekside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Johnson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Creekside Elementary School?
543 students attend Creekside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Creekside Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Creekside Elementary School?
Creekside Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Creekside Elementary School offer ?
Creekside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Creekside Elementary School part of?
Creekside Elementary School is part of Limestone County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 543 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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