Walnut Grove Elementary School

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) 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 17% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School's student population of 270 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Grove Elementary School is 0.30, 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#229 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Grove 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 Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
83%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.300.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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