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Mccalla Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2020 Mc Calla School Road
Bessemer, AL 35022
Phone
(205) 379-3750
District
JEFFERSON COUNTY
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
248
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

5

(10 is best)

Better than 44.7% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
54%
53%
44%
48%
64%
58%
54%
53%
44%
48%
64%
58%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
34%
47%
34%
47%
34%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
46%
44%
47%
34%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
17
18
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 10 4.0%
Kindergarten 34 13.7%
Grade 1 44 17.7%
Grade 2 46 18.5%
Grade 3 35 14.1%
Grade 4 39 15.7%
Grade 5 40 16.1%
Total 248 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 24.5% 35.5% 54.8%
Black 52.7% 51.4% 32.9%
Hispanic 22.8% 12.2% 9.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.5% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.0% 64.2% 53.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.0% 56.1% 47.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 8.1% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 231,287 5,039,877
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 287.4 99
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.1% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.9% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 16.8% 16.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 89,917 1,894,366
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.5% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.3% 26.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.1% 9.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.0% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.8% 16.3%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 13.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,346 $193,771,116 45.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $609 $22,073,814 5.2%
Staff $377 $13,664,742 3.2%
General Administration $146 $5,291,916 1.2%
School Administration $710 $25,734,660 6.1%
Operation $882 $31,968,972 7.5%
Transportation $577 $20,913,942 4.9%
Other $191 $6,922,986 1.6%
Total Support $3,492 $126,571,032 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,869 $103,989,774 24.5%
Total Expenditures $11,707 $424,331,922 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,769 $4,227,659,961 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $664 $486,792,907 5.8%
Staff $422 $308,892,263 3.7%
General Administration $258 $189,390,330 2.3%
School Administration $631 $462,467,614 5.5%
Operation $983 $720,343,822 8.6%
Transportation $528 $386,591,766 4.6%
Other $237 $173,501,421 2.1%
Total Support $3,723 $2,728,055,476 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,940 $1,421,413,468 17.0%
Total Expenditures $11,432 $8,377,093,910 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%