Wc Griggs Elementary School

  • Wc Griggs Elementary School serves 718 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 43% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wc Griggs Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Wc Griggs Elementary School's student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wc Griggs Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wc Griggs Elementary School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#289 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
66%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wc Griggs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wc Griggs 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 NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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