Oak Park Elementary School

1218 16h Ave Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Oak Park Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Oak Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Oak Park Elementary School's student population of 469 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
469 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Park Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oak Park Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#727 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
29%
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25-29%
47%
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11-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
39%
10%
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Black
35%
32%
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White
22%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oak Park Elementary School's ranking?
Oak Park Elementary School is ranked #727 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Oak Park Elementary School?
469 students attend Oak Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Oak Park Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are Black, 22% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oak Park Elementary School?
Oak Park Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Oak Park Elementary School offer ?
Oak Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Oak Park Elementary School part of?
Oak Park Elementary School is part of Decatur City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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