PROFICIENCY 42% 11% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #3 of 6 in Jasper City
  • Ranked #5 of 12 in Jasper
  • Ranked #463 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
35%Jasper City
36%Jasper
37%Alabama

T R Simmons Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Jasper City" in Jasper, AL. There are a total of 556 students and 33 teachers at T R Simmons Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 258 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

T R Simmons Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 11% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students556
Teachers33.11
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch258
Reduced lunch32

 

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 T R Simmons 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
All42%
340-44%
445-49%
540-44%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All41%
335-39%
435-39%
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.

T R Simmons Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 69.9% 73.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 13.4% 18.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.7% 4.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 2.3% 1.7% 3.1%

Jasper demographics profile

StatisticJasperAlabamaNational
Population14,1374,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4959791
Median age40.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Jasper

IndexJasperAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The T R Simmons Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.