Selma Street Elementary School serves 400 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Selma Street 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 400 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 83%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 13% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 33% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Selma Street Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Selma Street Elementary School's student population of 400 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Selma Street Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Selma Street Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#808 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 Selma Street Elementary School's ranking?
Selma Street Elementary School is ranked #808 out of 1,276 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?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Selma Street Elementary School?
400 students attend Selma Street Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Selma Street Elementary School students are Black, 17% of students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Selma Street Elementary School?
Selma Street Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Selma Street Elementary School offer ?
Selma Street Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Selma Street Elementary School part of?
Selma Street Elementary School is part of Dothan City School District.
View the Selma Street Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
First Day for All Students
August 08, 2023 (Tuesday)
First Day of Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2023 (Friday)
October 09, 2023 (Monday)
First Day of American Indian Heritage Month
November 01, 2023 (Wednesday)
November 20, 2023 (Monday)
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