School Details

Cary Woods Elementary School

715 Sanders St, Auburn, AL 36830
(334) 887-4940
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-5 436 students 15 students/teacher (AL avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

96%
92%
83%
97%
95%
87%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Auburn City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

97%
93%
82%
99%
97%
88%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Auburn City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

99%
97%
93%
98%
94%
89%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
98%
93%
82%

Alabama Science Assessment (ASA)

In 2011-2012 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.
  • This school in 2013
  • Auburn City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cary Woods Elementary School is a public elementary school in Auburn. The principal of Cary Woods Elementary School is Mrs Deborah Ann Brooks and can be contacted at dbrooks@auburnschools.org. 436 children attend Cary Woods Elementary School and are mostly Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 33% of the 436 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Cary Woods Elementary School is 15:1. Margaret Yarbrough School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • French

Sports

  • Bicycling
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 63% 62%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 23% 26%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 8%
Multiracial 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 28%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Our children attended Cary Woods. The school has a few great teachers but also has some not so great teachers. It was our experience that when we had serious concerns about a teacher our very real concerns were dismissed.

  • (4 years ago)

    Cary Woods is a friendly school. The staff is great and so are the students! The faculty is committed to making a difference in a child's life. It makes a great start for a child to go to Cary Woods School.

  • (4 years ago)

    It is simply the best school in Auburn. We have the best faculty and the best staff anywhere.

  • (4 years ago)

    Cary Woods is fabulous! We love the teachers and staff!

  • (4 years ago)

    Both of my children have gone to Cary Woods! It is a wonderful school and very close knit. All the teachers are awesome and they love each child and it is a very wonderful thing for parents to feel that way! I love Cary woods!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    It creates a wonderful community for the students and their families. The students are encouraged nurtured and challenged.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love the history of the school it shows character and I feel every student and teacher who passes through the halls has left their mark. The teachers are caring and attentive and will work with parents on everything (good or bad).

  • (4 years ago)

    Warm happy environment for our children to learn

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had 3 students go to this school and have watched it go down hill. Teachers can and will make excuses blame the children and the parents. Most also have a tendancy not to follow through with what they say they will do and most teachers websites are out of date.

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter is a 5th grade teacher at Cary Woods. She is dedicated to teaching her students with a myriad of tools and skills that are 'outside the box' which enhances memory retention and student participation.

  • (5 years ago)

    It is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers and my daughter loves it.

  • (5 years ago)

    Cary Woods is a neighborhood school with great teachers who care dearly for our children and their future role in our nation.

  • (5 years ago)

    Cary Woods is a TRUE neighborhood school nestled in the middle of an old Auburn neighborhood. The staff try really hard to hold on to old traditions like family picnics and carnival-style fund raisers. There is very little staff turnover unless teachers retire. We have already had one child complete all 5 grades there and have 2 more children currently in school there. We truly do LOVE Cary Woods Elementary School in Auburn Alabama!!

  • (5 years ago)

    I have a 1st and 4th greader at Cary Woods and it is the best elementary school! Our teachers are wonderful they really care about our kids and the community they are very encouragin to their students they make learning fun and the kids want to go to school. Mrs. Brooks Mrs. Mitchell and the whole office staff are so caring kind and helpful to the parents. We LOVE Cary Woods and wouldn't go anywhere else!

  • (5 years ago)

    We have the best school and Best Principal!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    Cary Woods is truly a family neighborhood school. Not many of those exist anymore! The teachers and administration work extremely hard to foster a nurturing school environment where the children feel safe and are engaged in fun-filled learning experiences daily!

  • (5 years ago)

    Cary Woods is a great school! We have the best teachers wonderful support staff and a fantastic learning environment. I have three children at Cary Woods this year and could not be happier!

  • (5 years ago)

    Cary Woods is the neighborhood school most towns can only dream of. It's way ahead of the curve in every way.

  • (5 years ago)

    Cary Woods Elementary School is a fabulous school! We bought our home in the Cary Woods neighborhood just to be able to have our children attend the school. Everyone that works at Cary Woods is absolutely wonderful. We are so glad and blessed to be a part of such a wonderful community of people that sincerely care about their students staff and community. Simply stated Cary Woods School ROCKS!!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    The kids are great! The teachers are out of this world! The administration is tops!

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Overall score

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