Southern Choctaw Elementary School

10935 Highway 17
Gilbertown, AL 36908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern Choctaw Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Southern Choctaw 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 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Southern Choctaw Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Southern Choctaw 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 Southern Choctaw Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#953 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
46%
33%
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White
51%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display 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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChoctaw County 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 Southern Choctaw Elementary School is Southern Choctaw High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millry High School (14.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbertown Southern Choctaw High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 333 students
    0.0 miles
    10941 Highway 17
    Gilbertown, AL 36908
    (251) 843-5645
    0 7-12 333
  • Millry Millry High School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 456 students
    14.5 miles
    1 Wildcat Drive
    Millry, AL 36558
    (251) 846-2987
    14.5 K-12 456
  • Butler Choctaw County High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 342 students
    16.6 miles
    277 Tom Orr Drive
    Butler, AL 36904
    (205) 459-2139
    16.6 7-12 342
  • Butler Choctaw County Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 379 students
    16.8 miles
    201 Tom Orr Drive
    Butler, AL 36904
    (205) 459-3520
    16.8 PK-6 379
  • Waynesboro Wayne County High School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 928 students
    22.1 miles
    1325 Azalea Drive
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2851
    22.1 9-12 928

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