Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School

  • Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School's student population of 429 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
94%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.120.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jerry Lee Faine 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 NameDothan City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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