Wares Ferry Elementary School

6425 Wares Ferry Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Wares Ferry Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to 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 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wares Ferry Elementary School's student population of 362 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Wares Ferry Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wares Ferry Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#945 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
29%
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25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wares Ferry 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
94%
32%
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White
3%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
This chart display the diversity score of Wares Ferry Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wares Ferry Elementary School's ranking?
Wares Ferry Elementary School is ranked #945 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Wares Ferry Elementary School often compared to?
Wares Ferry Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Catoma Elementary School, Flowers Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Wares Ferry Elementary School?
362 students attend Wares Ferry Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Wares Ferry Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wares Ferry Elementary School?
Wares Ferry Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Wares Ferry Elementary School offer ?
Wares Ferry Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Wares Ferry Elementary School part of?
Wares Ferry Elementary School is part of Montgomery County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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