Margaret Yarbrough School

  • Margaret Yarbrough School serves 508 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Margaret Yarbrough 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Margaret Yarbrough School's student population of 508 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Margaret Yarbrough School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Margaret Yarbrough School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
38%
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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
1%
7%
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Black
31%
33%
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White
58%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Margaret Yarbrough School and the percentage of White students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Margaret Yarbrough School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.560.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Margaret Yarbrough School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAuburn City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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