5605 10th St S
Bessemer, AL 35020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lipscomb Elementary School serves 254 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lipscomb 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lipscomb Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Lipscomb Elementary School's student population of 254 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Lipscomb Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lipscomb Elementary 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1052 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lipscomb Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lipscomb Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
45%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
48%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Lipscomb Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lipscomb Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 10%)

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