West Blocton Elementary School

  • West Blocton Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) 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 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • West Blocton Elementary School's student population of 290 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Blocton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Blocton Elementary School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#707 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
87%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Blocton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.230.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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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.
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