Speake serves 196 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Speake 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 196 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 22%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Speake ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Speake's student population of 196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Speake is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Speake is 0.38, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1007 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Speake's ranking?
Speake is ranked #1007 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Speake?
196 students attend Speake.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Speake students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, and 5% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Speake?
Speake has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Speake offer ?
Speake offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Speake part of?
Speake is part of Lawrence County School District.
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