Selma Street Elementary School

1501 W Selma St
Dothan, AL 36301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Selma Street Elementary School serves 469 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Selma Street Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Selma Street Elementary School's student population of 469 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Selma Street Elementary School 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 Selma Street Elementary School is 0.34, 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
#847 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
80%
33%
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White
15%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.340.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDothan City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Selma Street Elementary School is Dothan High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Honeysuckle Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heard Magnet School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dothan Dothan High School Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,205 student
    1.2 miles
    1236 S Oates St
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1400
    1.2 9-12 1,205
  • Dothan Heard Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
    1.2 miles
    201 Daniel Cir
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1471
    1.2 K-5 426
  • Dothan Honeysuckle Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 518 students
    1.3 miles
    1665 Honeysuckle Rd
    Dothan, AL 36305
    (334) 794-1420
    1.3 6-8 518
  • Dothan Cloverdale Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    1.5 miles
    303 Rollins Ave
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1487
    1.5 PK-5 356
  • Dothan Houston County Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    1.7 miles
    315 N Foster St
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 671-9295
    1.7 K-12 n/a

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