Evelyn D Houston Elementary School

1310 Ashland Hwy
Talladega, AL 35160
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Evelyn D Houston Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Evelyn D Houston 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 36% (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 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Evelyn D Houston Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Evelyn D Houston Elementary School's student population of 436 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Evelyn D Houston 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 Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#932 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
76%
33%
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White
21%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTalladega City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is Talladega Career Technical Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Zora Ellis Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Graham Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Talladega Talladega Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    110 Piccadilly Cir
    Talladega, AL 35160
    (256) 315-5676
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Talladega Graham Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 264 students
    1.0 miles
    403 Cedar St
    Talladega, AL 35160
    (256) 315-5777
    1 PK-6 264
  • Talladega Zora Ellis Junior High School Math: 16% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 274 students
    1.0 miles
    414 Elm St
    Talladega, AL 35160
    (256) 315-5700
    1 7-8 274
  • Talladega C L Salter Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 294 students
    2.0 miles
    106 Brecon Access Rd
    Talladega, AL 35160
    (256) 315-5822
    2 PK-6 294
  • Talladega Raymond L Young Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 237 students
    2.4 miles
    200 E Damon Ave
    Talladega, AL 35160
    (256) 315-5888
    2.4 PK-6 237

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