Shades Cahaba Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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
3001 Independence Drive
Homewood, AL 35209
Phone
(205) 871-1113
District
HOMEWOOD CITY
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
541
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.1% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Shades Cahaba Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 53
Proficiency in Reading 60 48
Proficiency in Math 76 58

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 47
Proficiency in Reading 75 47
Proficiency in Math 76 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 46
Proficiency in Reading 71 47
Proficiency in Math 79 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.75
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.31
AVG FOR STATE 17.56
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 82 15.2%
Grade 1 80 14.8%
Grade 2 89 16.5%
Grade 3 89 16.5%
Grade 4 93 17.2%
Grade 5 108 20.0%
Total 541 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.6% 66.6% 55.6%
Black 12.0% 18.4% 33.1%
Hispanic 11.6% 12.6% 8.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 2.3% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.3% 22.3% 55.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.4% 19.8% 49.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.8% 2.5% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,595 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,175.4 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.7% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.6% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.7% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 9.2% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,916 1,860,269
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.7% 85.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 66.7% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 23.9% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.1% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.3% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.2% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.5% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 10.0% 15.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,927 $28,885,590 57.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $744 $3,102,480 6.2%
Staff $486 $2,026,620 4.0%
General Administration $409 $1,705,530 3.4%
School Administration $741 $3,089,970 6.1%
Operation $1,248 $5,204,160 10.3%
Transportation $76 $316,920 0.6%
Other $194 $808,980 1.6%
Total Support $3,899 $16,258,830 32.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,249 $5,208,330 10.3%
Total Expenditures $12,075 $50,352,750 100.0%
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%