Straughn Elementary School

16 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Straughn Elementary School

Straughn Elementary School is located in the heart of the small town of Straughn, Indiana. This school is part of the Eastern Hancock School Corporation and serves approximately 500 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade.
At Straughn Elementary School, our mission is to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment that encourages a life-long love of learning. Our staff is dedicated to meeting the needs of our diverse student population and is committed to providing each student with the highest quality education possible.
We offer a wide variety of educational opportunities for our students. Our curriculum is based on Indiana State Standards, and we also offer enrichment programs such as art, music, physical education, and technology. We also strive to provide our students with a variety of extracurricular activities, including clubs, sports, and field trips.
At Straughn Elementary School, we strive to create a community of learners who are responsible, respectful, and successful. We are committed to helping our students develop the skills necessary to become successful citizens and life-long learners.

Address:

29324 Straughn School Road
Andalusia, AL 36421

Phone:

(334) 427-1311

Site:

Grades:

PreK – 5

Enrollment:

558 students

Overview Straughn Elementary School

Straughn Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Straughn Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Straughn Elementary School

Straughn Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Straughn Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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