PROFICIENCY 30% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #10 of 20 in Dothan City
  • Ranked #10 of 22 in Dothan
  • Ranked #872 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
40%Dothan City

Girard Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Dothan City" in Dothan, AL. There are a total of 290 students and 15 teachers at Girard Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 238 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Girard Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 21% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch238
Reduced lunch24


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 Girard 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 10%
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.

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Girard Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 28.1% 39.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 62.9% 53.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.3% 4.0% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.3% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 1.3% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Girard Middle School13%0.1Dothan, AL
Montana Street Academyc Magnet School80%1.1Dothan, AL
Heard Elementary School77%1.4Dothan, AL
Selma Street Elementary School28%2.2Dothan, AL
Honeysuckle Middle School16%2.6Dothan, AL
Landmark Elementary School25%2.6Dothan, AL
Dothan High School36%2.7Dothan, AL
Carver Magnet School For Math Sci And Tech62%2.7Dothan, AL
Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School27%2.9Dothan, AL
Northview High School38%3.0Dothan, AL
Grandview Elementary School22%3.3Dothan, AL
Cloverdale Elementary School22%3.4Dothan, AL

Dothan demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7599291
Median age38.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Dothan

Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Girard Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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