School Of Discovery Genesis Center

400 Washington St
Selma, AL 36703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
School Of Discovery Genesis Center serves 240 students in grades 6.
School Of Discovery Genesis Center 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

School Of Discovery Genesis Center's student population of 240 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

School Of Discovery Genesis Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of School Of Discovery Genesis Center is 0.00, 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 Testing Rank
#1095 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.000.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSelma City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to School Of Discovery Genesis Center is Phoenix School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rbhudson Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clark Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Selma Clark Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
    0.2 miles
    405 Lawrence St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1630
    0.2 PK-5 351
  • Selma Knox Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
    0.5 miles
    1002 Mabry St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1650
    0.5 K-5 181
  • Selma Byrd First Class Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 153 students
    0.6 miles
    625 Lapsley St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1620
    0.6 PK 153
  • Selma Payne Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    0.6 miles
    1529 N Franklin St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1660
    0.6 PK-5 228
  • Selma Sophia P Kingston Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 142 students
    0.8 miles
    2224 Selma Ave
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1635
    0.8 K-5 142

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