Wacoochee Elementary School

  • Wacoochee Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wacoochee Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Wacoochee Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Wacoochee Elementary School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students542 students
This chart display total students of Wacoochee Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Wacoochee Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Wacoochee Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wacoochee Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wacoochee Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Wacoochee Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wacoochee Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.320.33
This chart display the diversity score of Wacoochee Elementary School and the average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wacoochee Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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