2224 Selma Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sophia P Kingston Elementary School serves 150 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sophia P Kingston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sophia P Kingston Elementary School's student population of 150 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Sophia P Kingston Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sophia P Kingston Elementary School is 0.02, 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
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1042 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Black
99%
32%
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White
n/a
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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