821 Mt Gap Rd
Huntsville, AL 35803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mountain Gap P8 serves 800 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mountain Gap P8 placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mountain Gap P8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Mountain Gap P8's student population of 800 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Gap P8 is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mountain Gap P8 is 0.42, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#204 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 800 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Top 50%)

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