James L Cowart Elementary School

  • James L Cowart Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • James L Cowart Elementary School's student population of 329 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James L Cowart Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James L Cowart Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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#468 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
24%
7%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
51%
55%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAthens City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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