Girard Elementary School

522 Girard Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Girard Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Girard 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 15-19% (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 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Girard Elementary School's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Rankings

Girard 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 Girard Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#1136 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
75%
33%
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White
20%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDothan City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Girard Elementary School is Houston County Alternative School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Girard Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dothan Girard Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 490 students
    0.2 miles
    600 Girard Ave
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 794-1426
    0.2 6-8 490
  • Dothan Heard Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
    1.4 miles
    201 Daniel Cir
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1471
    1.4 K-5 426
  • Dothan Houston County Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    1.9 miles
    315 N Foster St
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 671-9295
    1.9 K-12 n/a
  • Dothan Pass Academy Alternative School

    1.9 miles
    201 E Wilson Street
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 671-1474
    1.9 n/a n/a
  • Dothan Selma Street Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    2.0 miles
    1501 W Selma St
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1463
    2 K-5 469

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