18101 Al Highway 21
Sycamore, AL 35149
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sycamore School serves 218 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Sycamore School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sycamore School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Sycamore School's student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Sycamore 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sycamore School is 0.53, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#730 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
48%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 30%)

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