Sumiton Elementary School

  • Sumiton Elementary School serves 627 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • 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 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sumiton 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 bottom 50%) 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 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sumiton Elementary School's student population of 627 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 Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sumiton Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 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 0.26, 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#583 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
85%
55%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.260.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sumiton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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