Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School

Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School serves 573 students in grades 3-5.
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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 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% (majority Black).

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 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% 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 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 Testing Rank
#58 out of 1270 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
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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
3%
8%
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Black
27%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Margaret Yarbrough Elementary School is Auburn Junior High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richland Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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