Southern Choctaw Elementary School

  • Southern Choctaw Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Southern Choctaw Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Choctaw Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Choctaw Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1009 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
44%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Choctaw Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.510.34
This chart display the diversity score of Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southern Choctaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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