Wares Ferry Elementary School

Wares Ferry Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wares Ferry 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% (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 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Wares Ferry Elementary School's student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Wares Ferry 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 Wares Ferry Elementary School is 0.13, 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 Testing Rank
#944 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
93%
33%
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White
3%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
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 Wares Ferry Elementary School 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 NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wares Ferry Elementary School is Lee High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Goodwyn Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garrett Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Garrett Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    1.0 miles
    555 Mclemore Drive
    Montgomery, AL 36117
    (334) 260-1090
    1 PK-5 605
  • Montgomery Dozier Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 462 students
    2.1 miles
    200 Eastern Blvd
    Montgomery, AL 36117
    (334) 260-1012
    2.1 PK-5 462
  • Montgomery Dalraida Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 742 students
    3.4 miles
    440 Dalraida Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36109
    (334) 260-1007
    3.4 K-5 742
  • Montgomery Halcyon Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    3.5 miles
    1501 Parkview Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36117
    (334) 271-9000
    3.5 K-5 499
  • Montgomery Goodwyn Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 534 students
    3.7 miles
    209 Perry Hill Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36109
    (334) 260-1021
    3.7 6-8 534

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