Spencerwestlawn Elementary School

3071 Ralston Rd
Mobile, AL 36606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School serves 576 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Spencerwestlawn Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Spencerwestlawn Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Spencerwestlawn Elementary School's student population of 576 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is 0.17, 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 Testing Rank
#712 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
91%
33%
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White
3%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spencerwestlawn Elementary School is Acceleration Day And Evening Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Augusta Evans School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mobile Acceleration Day And Evening Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 245 students
    0.8 miles
    3100 Cottage Hill Rd
    Mobile, AL 36606
    (251) 476-0002
    0.8 9-12 245
  • Mobile Ucp Of Mobile Inc Alternative School
    Grades: PK-K
    0.8 miles
    3058 Dauphin Square Connector
    Mobile, AL 36607
    (251) 479-4900
    0.8 PK-K n/a
  • Mobile Augusta Evans School Special Education School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 270 students
    1.2 miles
    6301 Biloxi Ave
    Mobile, AL 36608
    (251) 221-5400
    1.2 PK-12 270
  • Mobile Phillips Preparatory Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 783 students
    1.3 miles
    3255 Old Shell Rd
    Mobile, AL 36607
    (251) 221-2286
    1.3 6-8 783
  • Mobile Murphy High School Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,823 student
    1.7 miles
    100 S Carlen St
    Mobile, AL 36606
    (251) 221-3184
    1.7 9-12 1,823

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