6425 Wares Ferry Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
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 Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Wares Ferry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#944 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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