145 Highway 80
Russellville, AL 35654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Tharptown Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Tharptown Elementary 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 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Tharptown Elementary School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
519 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Tharptown Elementary 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 Tharptown Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#711 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Tharptown Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
60%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Tharptown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
i think tharptown is a great school.Tharptown has a good academic program.tharptown has a great veriety of sports and extracurricular activities.we have academic and athletic awards for everything.Tharptown has great teachers and a good principle.Tharptown has parents from every where joining in to help and provide for all sports,extracurricular activities and other that goes on at Tharptown.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 30%)

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