Oak Grove Elementary School

9000 Tiger Cub Trail
Bessemer, AL 35023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Oak Grove Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Oak Grove Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oak Grove Elementary School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Oak Grove Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#386 out of 1276 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
1%
32%
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White
95%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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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 Oak Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Oak Grove Elementary School is ranked #386 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Oak Grove Elementary School?
542 students attend Oak Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Oak Grove Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oak Grove Elementary School?
Oak Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Oak Grove Elementary School offer ?
Oak Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Oak Grove Elementary School part of?
Oak Grove Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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