Phenix City Elementary School

  • Phenix City Elementary School serves 763 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Phenix City Elementary School operates within the Phenix City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 763 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 763 students
Phenix City Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Phenix City Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Phenix City Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Phenix City Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Phenix City Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Phenix City Elementary School Asian Students (2007-2012)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Phenix City Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
66%
33%
Phenix City Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
25%
56%
Phenix City Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Phenix City Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Phenix City Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.32
Phenix City Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
47%
Phenix City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Phenix City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Phenix City School District's student population of 6,997 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,061 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,808 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Phenix City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 6,997 2,879
Phenix City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $28 MM
Phenix City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $60 MM $29 MM
Phenix City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,061 $9,717
Phenix City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,808 $9,955
Phenix City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    1.1 miles
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