West Madison Elementary School

  • West Madison Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 78% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Madison Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • West Madison Elementary School's student population of 442 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 Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Madison Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Madison Elementary School is 0.57, 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#31 out of 1270 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
62%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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