Gw Long Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Gw Long Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gw Long Elementary School's student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Gw Long Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Gw Long Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
12%
32%
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White
84%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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