Orchard Elementary School

6400 Howells Ferry Rd
Mobile, AL 36618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Orchard Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Orchard 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 31% (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 28% (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 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Orchard Elementary School's student population of 498 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Orchard 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 Orchard Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#999 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
88%
33%
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White
10%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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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 to Orchard Elementary School is Baker High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cl Scarborough Model Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Will Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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