Jim Pearson Elementary School

1240 Scott Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jim Pearson Elementary School serves 816 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jim Pearson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Jim Pearson Elementary School's student population of 816 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Jim Pearson Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
46%
33%
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White
44%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jim Pearson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexander City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jim Pearson Elementary School is Benjamin Russell High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alexander City Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexander City Benjamin Russell High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 876 students
    1.4 miles
    225 Heard Blvd
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8611
    1.4 9-12 876
  • Alexander City Alexander City Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 440 students
    1.5 miles
    359 State St
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8660
    1.5 7-8 440
  • Alexander City Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 505 students
    2.0 miles
    851 Laurel St
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8631
    2 3-4 505
  • Alexander City William L Radney Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 425 students
    2.5 miles
    140 Allison Drive
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8636
    2.5 5-6 425
  • Dadeville Dadeville Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 678 students
    12.3 miles
    670 E Columbus St
    Dadeville, AL 36853
    (256) 825-6811
    12.3 PK-6 678

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