The Pathway

  • The Pathway serves 156 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The Pathway placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • The Pathway's student population of 156 students has grown by 79% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 1600% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students156 students
This chart display total students of The Pathway by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of The Pathway
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of The Pathway by grade.

School Comparison

  • The Pathway is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of The Pathway is 0.38, 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#1267 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of The Pathway, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Pathway 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Pathway 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in The Pathway and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The Pathway and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Pathway and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
74%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Pathway and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Pathway 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%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The Pathway and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.380.59
This chart display the diversity score of The Pathway and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Pathway 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
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Pathway and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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