7900 Whittier Rd
Huntsville, AL 35802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Roger B Chaffee Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Roger B Chaffee Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Roger B Chaffee Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Roger B Chaffee Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Roger B Chaffee 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 Roger B Chaffee Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#235 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
24%
9%
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Black
20%
32%
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White
45%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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