1901 Stringer St
Dothan, AL 36303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Faine Elementary School serves 339 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Faine 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Faine Elementary School's student population of 339 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Faine Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Faine Elementary School is 0.17, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1098 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
91%
33%
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White
4%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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