Joseph W Lisenby Primary School

  • Joseph W Lisenby Primary School serves 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 41%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Joseph W Lisenby Primary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Joseph W Lisenby Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Joseph W Lisenby Primary School's student population of 505 students has grown by 74% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph W Lisenby Primary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,272 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph W Lisenby Primary School is 0.57, which is less 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 (14-15)#556 out of 1272 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
52%
33%
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White
41%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOzark City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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