James L Cowart Elementary School

  • James L Cowart Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James L Cowart Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

James L Cowart Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • James L Cowart Elementary School's student population of 371 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James L Cowart Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James L Cowart Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#378 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAthens City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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