South Girard School

521 Fontaine Rd
Phenix City, AL 36869
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
South Girard School serves 437 students in grades 8.
South Girard School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 36% (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 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Girard School's student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8
Total Students437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

South Girard 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 South Girard School is 0.58, 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
#778 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
59%
33%
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White
26%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhenix 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 South Girard School is Success Academy (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowlane Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phenix City Meadowlane Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
    0.3 miles
    709 Meadowlane Dr
    Phenix City, AL 36869
    (334) 298-2568
    0.3 K-5 207
  • Phenix City Ridgecrest Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 765 students
    1.0 miles
    1806 8th Pl So
    Phenix City, AL 36869
    (334) 298-3004
    1 PK-5 765
  • Phenix City Westview Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    2.2 miles
    1012 Ingersoll Dr
    Phenix City, AL 36867
    (334) 298-4507
    2.2 PK-5 531
  • Columbus Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
    2.5 miles
    1400 1st Ave
    Columbus, GA 31901
    (706) 748-2702
    2.5 K-5 302
  • Columbus Davis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    2.7 miles
    1822 Shepherd Dr
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2638
    2.7 PK-5 381

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