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: 2017 (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
580
Classroom Teachers
38

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.5% 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 78 53
Proficiency in Reading 74 48
Proficiency in Math 81 58

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 49
Proficiency in Reading 70 48
Proficiency in Math 74 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 46
Proficiency in Reading 70 46
Proficiency in Math 74 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.26
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.10
AVG FOR STATE 17.51
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 94 16.2%
Grade 1 94 16.2%
Grade 2 92 15.9%
Grade 3 115 19.8%
Grade 4 101 17.4%
Grade 5 84 14.5%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 580 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.0% 65.2% 56.2%
Black 11.6% 19.3% 33.6%
Hispanic 13.2% 12.9% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.2% 2.5% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.7% 23.1% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.1% 20.6% 46.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 2.6% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,678 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,185.7 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.7% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 40.7% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 19.6% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 9.3% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,957 1,861,693
Single Parent Households With Children 9.8% 11.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.3% 85.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 63.4% 24.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.4% 7.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 11.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.2% 11.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.8% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.1% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.7% 17.8%
$15,000 or less 9.2% 15.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,639 $27,014,091 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $741 $3,015,129 6.3%
Staff $446 $1,814,774 3.8%
General Administration $394 $1,603,186 3.4%
School Administration $739 $3,006,991 6.3%
Operation $1,249 $5,082,181 10.6%
Transportation $100 $406,900 0.9%
Other $160 $651,040 1.4%
Total Support $3,831 $15,588,339 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,259 $5,122,871 10.7%
Total Expenditures $11,729 $47,725,301 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,255 $3,914,559,672 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $567 $422,058,201 5.4%
Staff $393 $292,831,749 3.7%
General Administration $240 $178,450,943 2.3%
School Administration $572 $426,100,145 5.4%
Operation $872 $649,636,865 8.3%
Transportation $463 $345,216,412 4.4%
Other $209 $155,448,946 2.0%
Total Support $3,315 $2,469,591,442 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,987 $1,480,438,584 18.8%
Total Expenditures $10,558 $7,864,664,335 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%