Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School

  • Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School serves 573 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School's student population of 573 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School is 0.56, 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 (16-17)#49 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
28%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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