Rainbow Elementary School

50 Nance Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Rainbow Elementary School serves 872 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Rainbow Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 76% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Rainbow Elementary School's student population of 872 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students872 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Rankings

Rainbow Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Rainbow Elementary School is 0.60, which is more 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
#53 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rainbow Elementary School is Bob Jones High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Discovery Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Providence Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Discovery Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 847 students
    1.0 miles
    1304 Hughes Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 837-3735
    1 7-8 847
  • Huntsville Providence Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 891 students
    2.1 miles
    10 Chalkstone Street
    Huntsville, AL 35806
    (256) 428-7125
    2.1 PK-5 891
  • Madison Bob Jones High School Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,779 student
    2.3 miles
    650 Hughes Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 772-2547
    2.3 9-12 1,779
  • Madison Columbia Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 865 students
    2.4 miles
    667 Balch Road
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 430-2751
    2.4 K-6 865
  • Huntsville Monrovia Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
    2.4 miles
    1030 Jeff Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35806
    (256) 851-4570
    2.4 K-5 502

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