120 New Hope Road
Holly Pond, AL 35083
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Holly Pond Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Holly Pond 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Holly Pond Elementary School's student population of 326 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Holly Pond 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 Holly Pond Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#147 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
20-24%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
n/a
32%
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White
85%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Holly Pond Elementary School's ranking?

Holly Pond Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What schools are Holly Pond Elementary School often compared to?

Holly Pond Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Vinemont 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 24% AL state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Holly Pond Elementary School?

326 students attend Holly Pond Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Holly Pond Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Holly Pond Elementary School?

Holly Pond Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Holly Pond Elementary School offer ?

Holly Pond Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Holly Pond Elementary School part of?

Holly Pond Elementary School is part of Cullman County School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
First Day For Students
August 08, 2023 (Tuesday)
Schools Closed
October 27, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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