Orchard Elementary School
Orchard Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Orchard 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).
Orchard Elementary School's student population of 498 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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Students Last Day
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Orchard 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 2018-19 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 Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#627 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education
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