Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School

851 Laurel St
Alexander City, AL 35010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School serves 505 students in grades 3-4.
Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School's student population of 505 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#919 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
43%
33%
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White
43%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexander City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School is Benjamin Russell High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alexander City Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jim Pearson Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexander City Alexander City Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 440 students
    0.7 miles
    359 State St
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8660
    0.7 7-8 440
  • Alexander City Benjamin Russell High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 876 students
    1.2 miles
    225 Heard Blvd
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8611
    1.2 9-12 876
  • Alexander City Jim Pearson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 816 students
    2.0 miles
    1240 Scott Rd
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8625
    2 PK-2 816
  • Alexander City William L Radney Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 425 students
    2.2 miles
    140 Allison Drive
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    (256) 234-8636
    2.2 5-6 425
  • Daviston Horseshoe Bend High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 811 students
    13.1 miles
    10684 Highway 22 E
    Daviston, AL 36256
    (256) 329-9110
    13.1 PK-12 811

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