Striplin Elementary School

  • Striplin Elementary School serves 408 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Striplin Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Striplin Elementary School's student population of 408 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Striplin Elementary School 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 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Striplin Elementary School is 0.61, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1008 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
35%
7%
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Black
51%
33%
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White
12%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Striplin Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.610.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Striplin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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