Olive J Dodge Elementary School

  • Olive J Dodge Elementary School serves 932 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Olive J Dodge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Olive J Dodge Elementary School's student population of 932 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students932 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Olive J Dodge Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Olive J Dodge Elementary School is 0.60, 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 School Rank (16-17)#573 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
54%
33%
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White
32%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Olive J Dodge 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 NameMobile 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 Olive J Dodge Elementary School is Mobile Mental Health Center (1.1 miles away)
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