Gordo Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
535 4th St Nw
Gordo, AL 35466
Phone
(205) 364-8480
District
PICKENS COUNTY
County
PICKENS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
618
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

6

(10 is best)

Better than 59.8% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Gordo Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 53
Proficiency in Reading 60 48
Proficiency in Math 84 58

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 47
Proficiency in Reading 50 47
Proficiency in Math 40 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 46
Proficiency in Reading 57 47
Proficiency in Math 30 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 45
Proficiency in Reading 43 45
Proficiency in Math 20 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.64
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.21
AVG FOR STATE 17.56
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 22 3.6%
Kindergarten 76 12.3%
Grade 1 75 12.1%
Grade 2 90 14.6%
Grade 3 74 12.0%
Grade 4 89 14.4%
Grade 5 100 16.2%
Grade 6 92 14.9%
Total 618 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.7% 37.1% 55.6%
Black 26.1% 58.2% 33.1%
Hispanic 8.3% 3.8% 8.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.5% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.4% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.0% 69.3% 55.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.9% 63.1% 49.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 6.2% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,298 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 22.8 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.1% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.7% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.7% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.4% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,530 1,860,269
Single Parent Households With Children 11.3% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 80.6% 85.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 13.5% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.6% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.3% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.6% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.2% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.6% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 23.1% 15.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,126 $13,373,734 43.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $673 $1,755,857 5.7%
Staff $354 $923,586 3.0%
General Administration $374 $975,766 3.1%
School Administration $665 $1,734,985 5.6%
Operation $698 $1,821,082 5.9%
Transportation $738 $1,925,442 6.2%
Other $179 $467,011 1.5%
Total Support $3,681 $9,603,729 30.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,090 $8,061,810 26.0%
Total Expenditures $11,897 $31,039,273 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,466 $4,043,398,539 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $603 $446,336,991 5.6%
Staff $404 $298,535,726 3.7%
General Administration $246 $181,980,736 2.3%
School Administration $599 $442,778,073 5.5%
Operation $892 $659,748,374 8.2%
Transportation $486 $359,720,494 4.5%
Other $227 $167,650,576 2.1%
Total Support $3,456 $2,556,609,550 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,936 $1,431,942,391 17.8%
Total Expenditures $10,858 $8,031,926,229 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%