Elba Elementary School

  • Elba Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Elba 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Elba Elementary School's student population of 320 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elba Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elba Elementary School is 0.57, 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#619 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
44%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElba City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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