Southern Choctaw Elementary School

10935 Highway 17
Gilbertown, AL 36908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Southern Choctaw Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southern Choctaw Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Southern Choctaw Elementary School's student population of 270 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
270 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Southern Choctaw Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Southern Choctaw Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#632 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Southern Choctaw Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
50%
32%
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White
44%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.56
This chart displays the diversity score of Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southern Choctaw Elementary School's ranking?
Southern Choctaw Elementary School is ranked #632 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Southern Choctaw Elementary School?
270 students attend Southern Choctaw Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Southern Choctaw Elementary School students are Black, 44% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southern Choctaw Elementary School?
Southern Choctaw Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Southern Choctaw Elementary School offer ?
Southern Choctaw Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Southern Choctaw Elementary School part of?
Southern Choctaw Elementary School is part of Choctaw County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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