Sumiton Elementary School

  • Sumiton Elementary School serves 652 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (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 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Sumiton Elementary School's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students652 students
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sumiton Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sumiton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sumiton Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#631 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
11%
33%
White
87%
55%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sumiton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.230.34
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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