Lipscomb Elementary School

5605 10th St S
Bessemer, AL 35020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
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 Placements

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

School Overview

Lipscomb Elementary School's student population of 254 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Lipscomb Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1030 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
45%
8%
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Black
48%
33%
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White
7%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lipscomb Elementary School is Midfield Area Vocational Department (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rutledge School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles F Hard Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bessemer Charles F Hard Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
    1.6 miles
    2801 Arlington Ave
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 432-3300
    1.6 PK-5 357
  • Birmingham Midfield Area Vocational Department Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.9 miles
    1600 High School Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205) 923-2833
    1.9 9-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Midfield High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 337 students
    1.9 miles
    1600 High School Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205) 923-2834
    1.9 9-12 337
  • Birmingham Rutledge School Math: 18% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 313 students
    1.9 miles
    1221 8th St
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205) 780-8647
    1.9 5-8 313
  • Bessemer Brighton School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
    2.1 miles
    3400 Brown Cir
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 379-2650
    2.1 PK-8 412

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