438 Cave Springs Road
Decatur, AL 35603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Priceville Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Priceville Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 56% (which is higher 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 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Priceville Elementary School's student population of 663 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Priceville Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Priceville Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#185 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name

School Calendar

View the Priceville Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
HOLIDAY-SCHOOL CLOSED
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
HOLIDAY-SCHOOL CLOSED
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break-School Closed
October 07, 2022 (Friday)
Fall Break-School Closed
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break-School Closed
October 11, 2022 (Tuesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/18/2009
Great leadership in this school! High expectations for all students; music/art classes along with clubs make school fun for students. Parents are encouraged to become involved. This faculty thinks "outside-the-box" to help students succeed!
- Posted by Parent - charl
5   8/18/2009
Warm and friendly school with a great staff! Students learn through hands-on experiments. School is fun for my child! Administrators are eager to help kids learn.
- Posted by Parent - chuck

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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