Whitesburg P8

107 Sanders Rd
Huntsville, AL 35802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Whitesburg P8 serves 1,022 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Whitesburg P8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Whitesburg P8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Whitesburg P8's student population of 1,022 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,022 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Whitesburg P8 is ranked within the bottom 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 Whitesburg P8 is 0.72, which is more 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
#771 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
21%
8%
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Black
31%
33%
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White
38%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitesburg P8 is Virgil Grissom High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Huntsville Junior High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jones Valley Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntsville Jones Valley Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 525 students
    1.3 miles
    4908 Garth Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35802
    (256) 428-7220
    1.3 PK-6 525
  • Huntsville Roger B Chaffee Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    1.4 miles
    7900 Whittier Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35802
    (256) 428-7040
    1.4 PK-5 421
  • Huntsville Virgil Grissom High School Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,810 student
    1.9 miles
    7901 Bailey Cove Rd
    Huntsville, AL 35802
    (256) 428-8000
    1.9 9-12 1,810
  • Huntsville Weatherly Heights Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
    2.5 miles
    1307 Canstatt Dr
    Huntsville, AL 35803
    (256) 428-7460
    2.5 PK-5 487
  • Huntsville Mcdonnell Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
    2.9 miles
    4010 Binderton Pl
    Huntsville, AL 35805
    (256) 428-7280
    2.9 PK-5 514

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