Speake

  • Speake serves 184 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Speake placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Speake places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Speake's student population of 184 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students184 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Speake is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Speake is 0.44, 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 School Rank (16-17)#794 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
10%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
5%
33%
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White
74%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • Danville Danville High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 409 students
    6.4 miles
    9235 Danville Rd
    Danville, AL 35619
    (256)773-9909
    6.4 9-12 409
  • Danville Danville Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 390 students
    6.8 miles
    5933 Highway 36 W
    Danville, AL 35619
    (256)773-7723
    6.8 5-8 390
  • Danville Danvilleneel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 509 students
    7.2 miles
    8688 Danville Rd
    Danville, AL 35619
    (256)773-7183
    7.2 PK-4 509
  • Moulton Moulton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 673 students
    10.4 miles
    412 Main St
    Moulton, AL 35650
    (256)905-2450
    10.4 PK-4 673
  • Moulton Moulton Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 580 students
    10.4 miles
    660 College St
    Moulton, AL 35650
    (256)905-2460
    10.4 5-8 580

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