West Blocton Elementary School

828 Cahaba River Dr
West Blocton, AL 35184
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Top 30%
Serving 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, West Blocton Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 30% in AL
  • : 30-34% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Blocton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

West Blocton Elementary School's student population of 253 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
253 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

West Blocton Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Blocton Elementary School is 0.29, 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)
#295 out of 1285 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of West Blocton Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Blocton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Blocton 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.
40-49%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of West Blocton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in 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%
Hispanic
7%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in West Blocton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in West Blocton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
84%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Blocton Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.29
This chart displays the diversity score of West Blocton 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
34%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Blocton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Blocton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Blocton Elementary School's ranking?
West Blocton Elementary School is ranked #295 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are West Blocton Elementary School often compared to?
West Blocton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodstock Elementary School, Brent Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend West Blocton Elementary School?
253 students attend West Blocton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of West Blocton Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Blocton Elementary School?
West Blocton Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does West Blocton Elementary School offer ?
West Blocton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is West Blocton Elementary School part of?
West Blocton Elementary School is part of Bibb County School District.

School Reviews

5   7/1/2007
As a grandparent of a kindergarten student at West Blocton Elementary School, I have been very impressed with the parental/teacher involvement. The office staff as well, have been very helpful and knowledgeable with the events and activities of the students.
- Posted by Parent - nanar

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 30-34% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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