Perdido Elementary School

  • Perdido Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 43% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Perdido Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Perdido Elementary School's student population of 504 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Perdido Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Perdido Elementary School is 0.32, 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)#375 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perdido 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)
43%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Perdido Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Perdido Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
82%
55%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Perdido Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.320.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perdido Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaldwin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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