Tharptown Elementary School

  • Tharptown Elementary School serves 519 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.
  • Tharptown Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 519 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tharptown Elementary 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 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#556 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
37%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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