6077 Main St
Grant, AL 35747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School's student population of 560 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School is 0.17, 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
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
32%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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