Sycamore School

  • Sycamore School serves 218 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sycamore School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Sycamore School places 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 OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sycamore 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#536 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
48%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sycamore School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTalladega County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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