Sprayberry Education Center

  • Sprayberry Education Center serves 89 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sprayberry Education Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Sprayberry Education Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Sprayberry Education Center's student population of 89 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sprayberry Education Center is ranked within the top 30% 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 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sprayberry Education Center is 0.50, 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)#296 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
34%
33%
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White
62%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sprayberry Education Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sprayberry Education Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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