PROFICIENCY 12% 67% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #10 of 12 in Selma City
  • Ranked #13 of 17 in Selma
  • Ranked #1226 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
19%Selma City

Sophia P Kingston Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Selma City" in Selma, AL. There are a total of 199 students and 14 teachers at Sophia P Kingston Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 164 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Sophia P Kingston Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.3%, which is 67% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch164
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 Sophia P Kingston 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

3<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 10%
4<= 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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Sophia P Kingston Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 2.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 100.0% 97.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.0% 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 0.0% 0.5% 1.7% 3.1%

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Bruce K Craig Elementary School14%3.8Selma, AL

Selma demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4239291
Median age34.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Selma

Completed 8th grade75.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%
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