Payne Elementary School

  • Payne Elementary School serves 273 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Payne Elementary School's student population of 273 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Payne Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Payne Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#995 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Payne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Payne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Payne Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
100%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Payne Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Payne Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.34
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Payne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Payne 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 NameSelma City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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