Frances Nungester Elementary School

726 Tammy St Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Frances Nungester Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Frances Nungester Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Frances Nungester Elementary School's student population of 396 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Frances Nungester 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 diversity score of Frances Nungester Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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
#498 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
35%
8%
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Black
36%
33%
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White
21%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Frances Nungester 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 NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Frances Nungester Elementary School is Priceville High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Priceville Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chestnut Grove Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Chestnut Grove Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    1.1 miles
    3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 552-3092
    1.1 PK-5 432
  • Decatur Priceville High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 473 students
    1.1 miles
    2650 N Bethel Rd
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 353-1950
    1.1 9-12 473
  • Decatur Priceville Junior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 481 students
    1.1 miles
    311 Highway 67 South
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256) 355-5104
    1.1 5-8 481
  • Decatur Austinville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.7 miles
    2320 Clara Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3050
    1.7 PK-5 388
  • Hartselle Morgan County Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.8 miles
    72 Plainview St
    Hartselle, AL 35640
    (256) 773-6458
    1.8 6-12 n/a

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