Garrett Elementary School

  • Garrett Elementary School serves 605 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garrett 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Garrett Elementary School's student population of 605 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students605 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garrett 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garrett Elementary School is 0.13, 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 School Rank (16-17)#822 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
93%
33%
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White
6%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garrett Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.130.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garrett 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 NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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