Spencerwestlawn Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 474 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 24% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 37% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School's student population of 474 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#572 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 Spencerwestlawn Elementary School's ranking?
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is ranked #572 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Spencerwestlawn Elementary School?
474 students attend Spencerwestlawn Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Spencerwestlawn Elementary School students are Black, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spencerwestlawn Elementary School?
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Spencerwestlawn Elementary School offer ?
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Spencerwestlawn Elementary School part of?
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is part of Mobile County School District.
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