W E Striplin Elementary School

600 Cleveland Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
W E Striplin Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
W E Striplin Elementary School 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

W E Striplin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

W E Striplin Elementary School's student population of 426 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

W E Striplin Elementary School 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 W E Striplin Elementary School is 0.61, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#937 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
33%
8%
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Black
52%
33%
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White
12%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.610.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W E Striplin Elementary School is Gadsden City Alternative School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gadsden Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gadsden Gadsden Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 454 students
    0.2 miles
    612 Tracy St
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 547-6341
    0.2 6-8 454
  • Gadsden Gadsden City Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.8 miles
    607 S 12th St
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 547-5446
    0.8 6-12 n/a
  • Gadsden Therapeutic Academic Program Alternative School
    Grades: 1-5
    0.8 miles
    201 College St
    Gadsden, AL 35902
    (256) 549-2961
    0.8 1-5 n/a
  • Gadsden C I T Y Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.1 miles
    435 E Chestnut
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 543-2489
    1.1 6-12 n/a
  • Gadsden Donehoo Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    1.6 miles
    1109 E Broad St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 546-3604
    1.6 PK-5 269

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