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Crossville Elementary School

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Posted February 19, 2013

teachers are awesome my daughter and I love this school :) I look forward to my daughter receiving her education here. :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2012

i really loved the elementary. all the teachers were nice and willing to do whatever it takes to teach the students.


Posted March 3, 2010

my son likes the Crossville Elementary school, because he has made new friends since transferring there. My issue is the security and safety of the kids. They are allowed to just walk out the door and go where ever. That is not right at all. There should be some kind of protocol for these kids when they get out. There are too many perverts and sicko-s in this world for them to just allow the students to run free. And what if someone is going through a custody battle and one parent isn't allowed to see the child. This is a dangerous situation and needs to be corrected before something happens to one of these children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2008

I think that everyone does a wonderful job with what they are given to work with. The teachers are there because they want to help kids and if the kids are willing to learn- they will learn alot!!!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 12, 2008

This school faculty really works hard to help the Hispanic students. Several teachers have learned some Spanish so they can relate to the students better. These teachers go above and beyond to be a great teacher.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 2, 2007

I think that this is a great place for children to learn, grow, and make friends. There are mixed cultures and I think that it helps children to learn about other people's customs and beliefs. The staff are pleasant, teachers are nice, many after school programs, and they even have a great PTA/PTO with something always going on for the kids to get involved in!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2007

My daughter just moved to Crossville elementary this school year. I am very pleased with how she transitioned. Her teacher has been wonderful and the faculty and staff are always helpful. The reading program they have established is a bit different than some of the Dekalb County schools but it works great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 9, 2005

its a ok school some teachers are cool some are not students are pretty nice ive been here since k-6 the only reason i like this school is because my friends and the sports.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 13, 2004

I feel that with the resources they have to work with, Crossville schools do a remarkable job educating the students that want to learn. The few parents that actually volunteer to do things do a great job; there just aren't that many.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

143 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

143 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
71%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2012.

157 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

157 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
75%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 91% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
67%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English78%
Migrant80%
Non-migrant74%
Poverty75%
Non-poverty75%

Reading

All Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Free lunch eligible73%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population79%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English82%
Migrant67%
Non-migrant77%
Poverty75%
Non-poverty83%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible92%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population94%
English language learners87%
Proficient in English97%
Migrant92%
Non-migrant92%
Poverty92%
Non-poverty94%

Reading

All Students77%
Female80%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General population80%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English89%
Migrant77%
Non-migrant77%
Poverty76%
Non-poverty89%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female78%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education31%
General population85%
English language learners61%
Proficient in English88%
Migrant92%
Non-migrant79%
Poverty76%
Non-poverty100%

Reading

All Students75%
Female78%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education31%
General population79%
English language learners52%
Proficient in English85%
Migrant77%
Non-migrant74%
Poverty70%
Non-poverty96%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
53%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students59%
Female57%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White59%
Free lunch eligible53%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education15%
General population63%
English language learners37%
Proficient in English68%
Migrant62%
Non-migrant58%
Poverty55%
Non-poverty74%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 64% 5%
White 31% 58%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Black 1% 34%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Edmond G Burke
Fax number
  • (256) 528-5407

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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63 Justice St
Crossville, AL 35962
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