31 Watson
Anniston, AL 36206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Saks Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Saks Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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

School Overview

Saks Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Event
Date
Last Day for Students/Graduation
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Day of School
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Saks Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Saks Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#759 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
34%
33%
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White
54%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

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