Tharptown Elementary School

  • Tharptown Elementary School serves 526 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) 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 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Tharptown Elementary School's student population of 526 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students526 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Tharptown Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Tharptown Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Tharptown Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#659 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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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
37%
7%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Tharptown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tharptown Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.510.59
This chart display the diversity score of Tharptown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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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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