T R Simmons Elementary School

1001 Viking Dr
Jasper, AL 35501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
T R Simmons Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 39% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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School Overview

T R Simmons Elementary School's student population of 460 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of T R Simmons Elementary School is 0.52, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
51%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
14%
33%
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White
67%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJasper City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to T R Simmons Elementary School is Walker County Center Of Technology (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jasper Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maddox Intermediate School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jasper Walker County Center Of Technology Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.1 miles
    1100 Viking Drive
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 387-0561
    0.1 10-12 n/a
  • Jasper Jasper High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 802 students
    0.2 miles
    1501 Viking Drive
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 221-9277
    0.2 9-12 802
  • Jasper Jasper Junior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 428 students
    0.6 miles
    1501 Viking Drive
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 221-9277
    0.6 7-8 428
  • Jasper Maddox Intermediate School Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 4-6 | 618 students
    0.7 miles
    201 Panther Trail
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 384-3235
    0.7 4-6 618
  • Jasper Memorial Park Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 2-3 | 431 students
    1.5 miles
    800 10th Ave
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 384-6461
    1.5 2-3 431

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