Monte Sano Elementary School
Monte Sano Elementary School serves 243 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Monte Sano 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 243 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 19%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 80-84% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 75-79% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Monte Sano Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Monte Sano Elementary School's student population of 243 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Monte Sano 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Monte Sano Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
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