7/10
Cora Castlen Elementary School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in Alabama. Students here are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform above average on state tests.

ACADEMICS

7/10

Academic progress

How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A promising sign:

Students at this school are making more academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

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One key way the best schools help all students learn is by giving them voice and choice.

8/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
53%
State avg: 45%
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Math
67%
State avg: 47%
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Science
63%
State avg: 39%
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Equity

7/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
29%
81%
Academic Progress
57%
80%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

How do you know if a school’s community is right for your child?
White
80%
Black
11%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Native American
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

What makes a great teacher? The truth may surprise you.

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Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
503 :1
State avg: 423 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
97%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

9960 School House Road
Grand Bay, AL 36541
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