Peterson Elementary School (Closed 2007)

  • Peterson Elementary School served 153 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students153 students
This chart display total students of Peterson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Peterson Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2006-2007 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio10:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Peterson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Black
99%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Peterson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Peterson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peterson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.020.59
This chart display the diversity score of Peterson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Peterson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peterson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2006-2007 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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