PROFICIENCY 36% 4% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Mobile County
41%Grand Bay

Cora Castlen Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Mobile County" in Grand Bay, AL. There are a total of 511 students and 29 teachers at Cora Castlen Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 216 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Cora Castlen Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 4% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch216
Reduced lunch0


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 Cora Castlen Elementary, 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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Cora Castlen Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 82.7% 43.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 9.5% 48.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 2.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 2.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 1.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 1.5% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Grand Bay Middle School34%0.3Grand Bay, AL
Breitling Elementary School37%2.3Grand Bay, AL
Anna F Booth Elementary School59%4.3Bayou La Batre, AL
Alma Bryant High School37%4.8Bayou La Batre, AL
Peter F Alba Middle School36%8.4Bayou La Batre, AL
Nan Gray Davis Elementary School41%10.2Theodore, AL
Theodore High School32%10.3Theodore, AL
Katherine H Hankins Middle School27%11.1Theodore, AL

Grand Bay demographics profile

StatisticGrand BayAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)8409291
Median age42.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Grand Bay

IndexGrand BayAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Cora Castlen Elementary 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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