Oak Mt Elementary School

  • Oak Mt Elementary School serves 718 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Oak Mt Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Oak Mt Elementary School's student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Mt Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Mt Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#54 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Oak Mt Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oak Mt Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
75%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Oak Mt Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oak Mt Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.420.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oak Mt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oak Mt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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