West Madison Elementary School

  • West Madison Elementary School serves 435 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (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 71% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Madison Elementary School's student population of 435 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Madison Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Madison Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to 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#35 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Madison 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Madison 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Madison Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Madison Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.590.59
This chart display the diversity score of West Madison Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Madison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Madison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I love West Madison and their principal. She and all the teachers are amazing. I really hope they do not close the school.
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The principal has her own agenda, the standard spin is: admit to nothing; do not acknowledge anything that is remotely negative. Leadership is the keeper of the truth and everyone else's truth is just a "perception."
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