Pleasant Grove Elementary School

601 Park Rd
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pleasant Grove Elementary School serves 747 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Pleasant Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Pleasant Grove Elementary School's student population of 747 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students747 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Pleasant Grove Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Pleasant Grove 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 Testing Rank
#939 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
81%
33%
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White
15%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.320.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Pleasant Grove Elementary School is Pleasant Grove High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson County Couns And Learning Ctrwest (2.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pleasant Grove Pleasant Grove High School Math: 15% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 715 students
    0.3 miles
    100 Spartan Drive
    Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
    (205) 379-5250
    0.3 7-12 715
  • Bessemer Jefferson County Couns And Learning Ctrwest Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    2.4 miles
    131 Dabbs Avenue
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4130
    2.4 K-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Wylam K8 Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 434 students
    3.3 miles
    701 Erie Street
    Birmingham, AL 35224
    (205) 231-6800
    3.3 PK-8 434
  • Fairfield Glen Oaks Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 327 students
    3.4 miles
    1301 Highland Dr
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 783-6837
    3.4 K-6 327
  • Bessemer Hueytown High School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,127 student
    3.4 miles
    4881 15th Street Road
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4150
    3.4 9-12 1,127

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