West Blocton Elementary School

Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
West Blocton Elementary School serves 264 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
West Blocton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

West Blocton Elementary School's student population of 264 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students264 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Blocton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

West Blocton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Blocton Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Testing Rank
#498 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
85%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.270.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Blocton Elementary School is West Blocton High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Blocton Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Blocton West Blocton High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 445 students
    0.7 miles
    4734 Truman Aldrich Parkway
    West Blocton, AL 35184
    (205) 938-9002
    0.7 9-12 445
  • West Blocton West Blocton Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 425 students
    0.7 miles
    4721 Truman Aldrich Pkwy
    West Blocton, AL 35184
    (205) 938-2451
    0.7 5-8 425
  • West Blocton Bibb County Career Academy Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    4.2 miles
    17191 Highway 5
    West Blocton, AL 35184
    (205) 938-7434
    4.2 9-12 n/a
  • Woodstock Woodstock Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 314 students
    6.7 miles
    19456 Eastern Valley Rd
    Woodstock, AL 35188
    (205) 938-2028
    6.7 PK-4 314
  • Vance Vance Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
    8.2 miles
    18202 Hwy 11 N
    Vance, AL 35490
    (205) 342-2697
    8.2 PK-5 512

School Reviews

5  
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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