Raymond L Young Elementary School

  • Raymond L Young Elementary School serves 237 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Raymond L Young Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Raymond L Young Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Raymond L Young Elementary School's student population of 237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Raymond L Young 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Raymond L Young Elementary School is 0.43, 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 School Rank (16-17)#365 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Black
29%
33%
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White
70%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTalladega City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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