Curry Elementary School

  • Curry Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 39% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Curry Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Curry Elementary School's student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students557 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Curry Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Curry Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Curry 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#490 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Curry 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)
39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Curry 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 Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Curry Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Curry Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Curry Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
96%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Curry Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Curry 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 Curry Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Curry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Curry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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This is a good community school with a caring faculty and driven purpose. Sure they have some areas to work on, but overall a good school. Parents have the opportunity to be involved in most classes and the principal encourages involvement. Their test scores are at the top of the county! Go Jackets!
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