Douglas Elementary School

Highway 75
Douglas, AL 35964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Serving 448 students in grades 3-5, Douglas Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 19% (Top 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Douglas Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
448 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglas Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Douglas Elementary School is 0.53, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
#682 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
24%
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 2020-21 school year data.
34%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
44%
10%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
32%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
53%
53%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Douglas 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
48%
44%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Douglas Elementary School's ranking?
Douglas Elementary School is ranked #682 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Douglas Elementary School often compared to?
Douglas Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Boaz Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Douglas Elementary School?
448 students attend Douglas Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Douglas Elementary School students are White, 44% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Douglas Elementary School?
Douglas Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Douglas Elementary School offer ?
Douglas Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Douglas Elementary School part of?
Douglas Elementary School is part of Marshall County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Top 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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