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5/10
Kate Shepard Elementary School
This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in Alabama. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

5/10

Test scores

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

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
33%
State avg: 38%
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Math
44%
State avg: 52%
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Science
31%
State avg: 41%
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6/10

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.

Worth a deeper look:

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

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity

4/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment

Students

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
64%
White
26%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
496 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

3980 Burma Road
Mobile, AL 36693
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Last modified: April 17, 2019
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