Nixon Elementary School

1000 Edgar D Nixon Ave
Montgomery, AL 36104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Nixon Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nixon 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 15-19% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Nixon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Nixon Elementary School's student population of 438 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Nixon 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 Nixon Elementary School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1222 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
97%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nixon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
55%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nixon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Nixon Elementary School is Fews Secondary Acceleration Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Fews Secondary Acceleration Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-10 | 54 students
    0.3 miles
    321 Early St
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3665
    0.3 6-10 54
  • Montgomery Lanier Senior High School Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,008 student
    0.5 miles
    1756 S Court St
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3726
    0.5 9-12 1,008
  • Montgomery Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 507 students
    0.6 miles
    3440 Mcgehee Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36111
    (334) 284-7500
    0.6 9-12 507
  • Montgomery Baldwin Art And Academics Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    0.9 miles
    410 S Mcdonough St
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3870
    0.9 6-8 529
  • Montgomery Booker T Washington Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
    0.9 miles
    632 S Union St
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3617
    0.9 9-12 406

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