Donald Elementary School

Donald Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Donald Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Donald Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Donald Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Donald Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Donald 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 Testing Rank
#1055 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Donald Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Donald Elementary School is Fairfield Area Vocational School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield High Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles A Brown Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield Fairfield Area Vocational School Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.1 miles
    610 Valley Rd
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 783-6850
    0.1 10-12 n/a
  • Fairfield Fairfield High Preparatory School Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 769 students
    0.1 miles
    610 Valley Rd
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 785-5176
    0.1 7-12 769
  • Birmingham Charles A Brown Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
    0.5 miles
    4811 Court J
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205) 231-6860
    0.5 PK-5 406
  • Fairfield Robinson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 283 students
    1.0 miles
    301 61st St
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 783-6827
    1 K-6 283
  • Birmingham Bush K8 Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 358 students
    1.2 miles
    1832 Center Way S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7190
    1.2 PK-8 358

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