860 Faust Ave
Ozark, AL 36360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Joseph W Lisenby Primary School serves 466 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Joseph W Lisenby Primary School's student population of 466 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Joseph W Lisenby Primary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
49%
32%
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White
40%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.60
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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