Gw Long Elementary School

Gw Long Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Kindergarten-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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gw Long Elementary School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Gw Long Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Gw Long Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#169 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
86%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.260.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDale 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 Gw Long Elementary School is George W Long High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph W Lisenby Primary School (7.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Skipperville George W Long High School Math: 82% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 414 students
    0.0 miles
    2565 Co Rd 60
    Skipperville, AL 36374
    (334) 774-2380
    0 7-12 414
  • Ozark Joseph W Lisenby Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 505 students
    7.4 miles
    860 Faust Ave
    Ozark, AL 36360
    (334) 774-4919
    7.4 PK-2 505
  • Ozark Carroll High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 696 students
    8.0 miles
    141 Eagle Way
    Ozark, AL 36360
    (334) 774-4915
    8 9-12 696
  • Ozark Carroll High School Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    8.2 miles
    227 Faust Ave
    Ozark, AL 36360
    (334) 774-4949
    8.2 9-12 n/a
  • Ozark D A Smith Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 458 students
    9.8 miles
    994 Andrews Avenue
    Ozark, AL 36360
    (334) 774-4913
    9.8 6-8 458

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