PROFICIENCY 45% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Pickens County
27%Gordo
37%Alabama

Gordo Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Pickens County" in Gordo, AL. There are a total of 642 students and 39 teachers at Gordo Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 318 free lunch students and 54 reduced lunch students.

Gordo Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 19% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students642
Teachers38.82
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch318
Reduced lunch54

 

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 Gordo 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
All43%
345-49%
435-39%
535-39%
650-54%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
330-34%
440-44%
545-49%
660-64%
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.

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Gordo Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 67.4% 37.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 26.4% 60.0% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 1.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Gordo High School38%0.1Gordo, AL
Pickens Co High School22%7.2Reform, AL
Reform Elementary School32%7.8Reform, AL

Gordo demographics profile

StatisticGordoAlabamaNational
Population1,7634,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2209291
Median age46.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gordo

IndexGordoAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade78.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college43.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Gordo 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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