Fort Deposit Elementary School

200 Gilmer Hills Rd
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Deposit Elementary School serves 220 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fort Deposit 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 20-24% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fort Deposit Elementary School's student population of 220 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students220 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Fort Deposit 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 Fort Deposit Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#1138 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
98%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Deposit Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowndes County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fort Deposit Elementary School is Calhoun High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lowndes County Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Deposit Lowndes County Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 145 students
    0.9 miles
    301 Old School Drive
    Fort Deposit, AL 36032
    (334) 227-4206
    0.9 6-8 145
  • Letohatchee Calhoun High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 206 students
    7.6 miles
    8213 County Road 33
    Letohatchee, AL 36047
    (334) 227-4515
    7.6 9-12 206
  • Greenville Greenville Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 639 students
    10.9 miles
    300 Overlook Rd
    Greenville, AL 36037
    (334) 382-3450
    10.9 5-8 639
  • Greenville Greenville Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 341 students
    11.3 miles
    102 Butler Cir
    Greenville, AL 36037
    (334) 382-7614
    11.3 3-4 341
  • Greenville Wo Parmer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 564 students
    11.3 miles
    100 Butler Circle
    Greenville, AL 36037
    (334) 382-8720
    11.3 PK-2 564

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