Sophia P Kingston Elementary School

2224 Selma Ave
Selma, AL 36703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sophia P Kingston Elementary School serves 142 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 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

Top Rankings

Sophia P Kingston Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Sophia P Kingston Elementary School's student population of 142 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 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 0.00, 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
#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 Ratio13:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sophia P Kingston Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sophia P Kingston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sophia P Kingston Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.000.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sophia P Kingston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sophia P Kingston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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 and middle school to Sophia P Kingston Elementary School is Phoenix School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clark Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Selma Clark Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
    0.6 miles
    405 Lawrence St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1630
    0.6 PK-5 351
  • Selma Phoenix School Alternative School
    Grades: 4-11
    0.6 miles
    501 Plant St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1718
    0.6 4-11 n/a
  • Selma School Of Discovery Genesis Center Magnet School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 240 students
    0.8 miles
    400 Washington St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1670
    0.8 6 240
  • Selma Payne Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    0.9 miles
    1529 N Franklin St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1660
    0.9 PK-5 228
  • Selma Knox Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
    1.2 miles
    1002 Mabry St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1650
    1.2 K-5 181

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