Parrish Elementary School

  • Parrish Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Parrish Elementary School placed in the bottom 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 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Parrish Elementary School's student population of 217 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parrish Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Parrish Elementary School is 0.33, 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 School Rank (16-17)#652 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
14%
33%
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White
81%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parrish Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.330.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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