Hatton Elementary School

2130 Hatton School Rd
Leighton, AL 35646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 236 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Hatton Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hatton Elementary School's student population of 236 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Hatton Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hatton Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#688 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
29%
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35-39%
47%
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21-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
32%
32%
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White
56%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hatton Elementary School's ranking?
Hatton Elementary School is ranked #688 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Hatton Elementary School often compared to?
Hatton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Leighton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Hatton Elementary School?
236 students attend Hatton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Hatton Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hatton Elementary School?
Hatton Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Hatton Elementary School offer ?
Hatton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Hatton Elementary School part of?
Hatton Elementary School is part of Colbert County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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