Douglas Elementary School

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  • Douglas Elementary School serves 527 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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

School Overview

  • Douglas Elementary School's student population of 527 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students527 students
This chart display total students of Douglas Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Douglas Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Douglas Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Douglas Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Douglas Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Douglas Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#622 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglas 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)
30%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglas 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 Ratio23:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Douglas Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Douglas Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Douglas Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Douglas Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
64%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Douglas Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Douglas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglas Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.470.59
This chart display the diversity score of Douglas Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douglas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douglas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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