Mountain Gap Elementary School

821 Mountain Gap Road Se
Huntsville, AL 35803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mountain Gap Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mountain Gap Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mountain Gap Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Mountain Gap Elementary School's student population of 322 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Gap Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mountain Gap Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 1276 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
14%
32%
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White
77%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mountain Gap Elementary School's ranking?
Mountain Gap Elementary School is ranked #242 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Mountain Gap Elementary School often compared to?
Mountain Gap Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Roger B Chaffee Elementary School, Weatherly Heights Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Mountain Gap Elementary School?
322 students attend Mountain Gap Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Mountain Gap Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mountain Gap Elementary School?
Mountain Gap Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Mountain Gap Elementary School offer ?
Mountain Gap Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mountain Gap Elementary School part of?
Mountain Gap Elementary School is part of Huntsville City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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