Piney Chapel Elementary School

20835 Elkton Rd
Athens, AL 35614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Piney Chapel Elementary School serves 210 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Piney Chapel Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Piney Chapel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Piney Chapel Elementary School's student population of 210 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students210 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Rankings

Piney Chapel 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Piney Chapel Elementary School is 0.55, 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 Testing Rank
#254 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
28%
8%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
61%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Piney Chapel Elementary School is Athens High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Athens Renaissance School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Athens Elementary School (4.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Athens Athens High School Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 992 students
    3.8 miles
    100 Highway 31 N
    Athens, AL 35612
    (256) 233-6613
    3.8 9-12 992
  • Athens Athens Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 424 students
    4.0 miles
    515 N Madison St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6609
    4 PK-4 424
  • Athens Athens Renaissance School Math: 49% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,012 student
    4.2 miles
    405 South Street East
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 771-7147
    4.2 K-12 1,012
  • Athens Julian Newman Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 351 students
    4.2 miles
    517 Julian Newman Dr
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 771-7150
    4.2 K-4 351
  • Athens Athens Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 511 students
    4.5 miles
    601 S Clinton St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6620
    4.5 7-8 511

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