Holt Elementary School

  • Holt Elementary School serves 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Holt Elementary School's student population of 549 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students549 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Holt Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holt Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holt Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#883 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
22%
7%
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Black
63%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holt Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
13%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holt Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holt Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.540.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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