Rachel Patterson Elementary School

1102 W Craig St
Atmore, AL 36502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rachel Patterson Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Rachel Patterson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Rachel Patterson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Rachel Patterson Elementary School's student population of 502 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Rachel Patterson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Rachel Patterson Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#683 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
79%
33%
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White
16%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEscambia County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rachel Patterson Elementary School is Escambia County High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Escambia County Middle School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atmore Escambia County High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 418 students
    1.3 miles
    1215 S Presley St
    Atmore, AL 36502
    (251) 368-9181
    1.3 9-12 418
  • Atmore Escambia County Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 589 students
    2.0 miles
    1565 Highway 21
    Atmore, AL 36504
    (251) 368-9105
    2 4-8 589
  • Century Bratt Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    5.8 miles
    5721 Highway 99
    Century, FL 32535
    (850) 327-6137
    5.8 PK-5 513
  • Century Northview High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 490 students
    6.8 miles
    4100 W Highway 4
    Century, FL 32535
    (850) 327-6681
    6.8 9-12 490
  • Perdido Perdido Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 504 students
    7.0 miles
    23589 County Road 47
    Perdido, AL 36562
    (251) 937-8456
    7 PK-8 504

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