Saks Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Saks Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 443 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 47%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Saks Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Most improved public schools
Saks Elementary School's student population of 443 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Saks Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Saks Elementary School is 0.57, which is less 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
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#526 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Saks Elementary School's ranking?
Saks Elementary School is ranked #526 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Saks Elementary School?
443 students attend Saks Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Saks Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Saks Elementary School?
Saks Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Saks Elementary School offer ?
Saks Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Saks Elementary School part of?
Saks Elementary School is part of Calhoun County School District.
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Last Day for Students/Graduation
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
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