Somerville Road Elementary School

1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Somerville Road Elementary School serves 393 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Somerville Road 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 30-34% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Somerville Road Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Somerville Road Elementary School's student population of 393 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Somerville Road 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 Somerville Road Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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
#937 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
40%
8%
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Black
33%
33%
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White
24%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Somerville Road Elementary School is Decatur High Developmental (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oak Park Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Decatur High Developmental Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
    0.1 miles
    1011a Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3008
    0.1 9-12 36
  • Decatur Decatur High School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,036 student
    0.2 miles
    1011 Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3011
    0.2 9-12 1,036
  • Decatur Oak Park Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
    0.5 miles
    1218 16th Ave Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3035
    0.5 6-8 645
  • Decatur Bankscaddell Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    0.8 miles
    211 Gordon Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3040
    0.8 PK-5 473
  • Decatur Horizon High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12
    1.0 miles
    809 Church St Ne
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3054
    1 8-12 n/a

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