Gordo Elementary School

Gordo Elementary School serves 638 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Gordo Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gordo Elementary School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students638 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Gordo Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Gordo 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 Gordo Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#556 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
26%
33%
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White
64%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePickens County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Gordo Elementary School is Gordo High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reform Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gordo Gordo High School Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 561 students
    0.1 miles
    630 4th St Nw
    Gordo, AL 35466
    (205) 364-7353
    0.1 7-12 561
  • Reform Reform Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 302 students
    7.2 miles
    815 7th Ave Sw
    Reform, AL 35481
    (205) 375-6351
    7.2 K-6 302
  • Reform Pickens County High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 221 students
    7.3 miles
    205 4th Ave Se
    Reform, AL 35481
    (205) 375-2344
    7.3 7-12 221
  • Buhl Buhl Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 242 students
    10.1 miles
    11968 Buhl School Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2640
    10.1 PK-5 242
  • Buhl Sipsey Valley High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
    13.4 miles
    15815 Romulus Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2850
    13.4 9-12 503

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