Margaret Yarbrough School

Tel: (334)887-1970
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Margaret Yarbrough School operates within the Auburn City School District.

Top Placements (Alabama)

Margaret Yarbrough School is Listed among the top public schools in Alabama for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)

School Overview

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

School Comparison

  • Margaret Yarbrough School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Asian
9%
1%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
31%
33%
White
58%
56%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsMargaret Yarbrough School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Margaret Yarbrough School is Auburn City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Auburn City School District's student population of 8,310 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,004 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,399 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameAuburn City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    6
    Number of Students Managed8,3102,907
    Auburn City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    38%
    District Total Revenue$67 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$70 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,004$10,349
    District Spending / Student$9,399$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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