PROFICIENCY 32% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Gadsden City

Donehoo Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Gadsden City" in Gadsden, AL. There are a total of 300 students and 18 teachers at Donehoo Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 204 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Donehoo Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 15% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch204
Reduced lunch31


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 Donehoo 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

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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Donehoo Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 10.1% 38.7% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 75.4% 48.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.1% 9.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 2.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Adams Elementary School17%0.9Gadsden, AL
Litchfield Middle School19%1.1Gadsden, AL
Striplin Elementary School30%1.7Gadsden, AL
Gadsden Middle School37%1.7Gadsden, AL
Eura Brown Elementary School77%2.9Gadsden, AL
Thompson Elementary School32%2.9Gadsden, AL
Gadsden City High School32%3.0Gadsden, AL
Glencoe Middle School44%3.4Glencoe, AL
Glencoe High School50%3.5Glencoe, AL
Sansom Middle School28%3.5Gadsden, AL
Mitchell Elementary School52%3.5Gadsden, AL
Floyd Elementary School30%3.5Gadsden, AL

Gadsden demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9719291
Median age40.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Speak English93%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gadsden

Completed 8th grade72.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school70.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Donehoo 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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