Spanish Fort Elementary School serves 576 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Spanish Fort Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 576 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 18%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 61% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 79% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Spanish Fort Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Spanish Fort Elementary School's student population of 576 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Spanish Fort Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Spanish Fort Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#31 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Spanish Fort Elementary School's ranking?
Spanish Fort Elementary School is ranked #31 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
61% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Spanish Fort Elementary School?
576 students attend Spanish Fort Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Spanish Fort Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spanish Fort Elementary School?
Spanish Fort Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Spanish Fort Elementary School offer ?
Spanish Fort Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Spanish Fort Elementary School part of?
Spanish Fort Elementary School is part of Baldwin County School District.
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