Sugar Creek Elementary School

26595 Salem Minor Hill Road
Lester, AL 35647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sugar Creek Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sugar Creek 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sugar Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Sugar Creek Elementary School's student population of 626 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Rankings

Sugar Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sugar Creek Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#616 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
77%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.390.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sugar Creek Elementary School is Limestone County Virtual School Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Athens Limestone County Virtual School Center Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 953 students
    0.1 miles
    21465 Al Hwy 99
    Athens, AL 35614
    (256) 232-5353
    0.1 K-12 953
  • Athens James L Cowart Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 371 students
    4.7 miles
    1701 W Hobbs St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6627
    4.7 K-4 371
  • Athens Athens Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 424 students
    5.4 miles
    515 N Madison St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6609
    5.4 PK-4 424
  • Athens Athens Intermediate School Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 540 students
    5.4 miles
    1916 Us Hwy 72 W
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 230-2880
    5.4 5-6 540
  • Athens Athens Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 511 students
    6.1 miles
    601 S Clinton St
    Athens, AL 35611
    (256) 233-6620
    6.1 7-8 511

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