PROFICIENCY 64% 69% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Decatur City
37%Decatur
37%Alabama

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "Decatur City" in Decatur, AL. There are a total of 359 students and 21 teachers at Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 122 free lunch students and 16 reduced lunch students.

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 69% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students359
Teachers21.34
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch122
Reduced lunch16

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
380-84%
465-69%
560-64%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
355-59%
460-64%
545-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 64.3% 43.2% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 24.7% 31.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 1.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 19.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.1% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 3.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Decatur demographics profile

StatisticDecaturAlabamaNational
Population55,4194,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,0259791
Median age38.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish11%3%13%

Education level achieved in Decatur

IndexDecaturAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.