Fort Deposit Elementary School

  • Fort Deposit Elementary School serves 258 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Fort Deposit Elementary School's student population of 258 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students258 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Fort Deposit Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fort Deposit Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fort Deposit Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Deposit Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1213 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Deposit 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Deposit 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fort Deposit Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
97%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Deposit Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fort Deposit Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Deposit Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.060.34
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Deposit Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Deposit Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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