8361 Lott Road
Wilmer, AL 36587
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
J E Turner Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
J E Turner Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

J E Turner Elementary School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

J E Turner Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 J E Turner Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#294 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AL state average).

How many students attend J E Turner Elementary School?

542 students attend J E Turner Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

91% of J E Turner Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of J E Turner Elementary School?

J E Turner Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does J E Turner Elementary School offer ?

J E Turner Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

School Reviews

5   4/23/2008
Turner is one of the finest schools I have seen or in which I have worked. I am currently there as an interim counselor and have found Turner to be a place where all students and parents find acceptance and feel valued. Students are not always without problems at Turner, but the problems are not avoided. The faculty/staff stand ready to deal with the issues as presented. Kindness is always used in dealing with the entire school environment.
- Posted by Administrator - Carol

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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