School Of Discovery Genesis Center

400 Washington St
Selma, AL 36703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 161 students in grades 6, School Of Discovery Genesis Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

School Of Discovery Genesis Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

School Of Discovery Genesis Center's student population of 161 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6
Total Students
161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

School Of Discovery Genesis Center ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of School Of Discovery Genesis Center is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1088 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
29%
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20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
99%
32%
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White
n/a
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.02
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is School Of Discovery Genesis Center's ranking?
School Of Discovery Genesis Center is ranked #1088 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend School Of Discovery Genesis Center?
161 students attend School Of Discovery Genesis Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of School Of Discovery Genesis Center students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of School Of Discovery Genesis Center?
School Of Discovery Genesis Center has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does School Of Discovery Genesis Center offer ?
School Of Discovery Genesis Center offers enrollment in grades 6
What school district is School Of Discovery Genesis Center part of?
School Of Discovery Genesis Center is part of Selma City School District.

School Reviews

5   3/10/2018
This is a great school . I LOVE IT
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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