Abrams Elementary School

1200 23rd Street N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Abrams Elementary School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Abrams Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Abrams Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Abrams Elementary School's student population of 301 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Abrams Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Abrams Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1110 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
95%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBessemer City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Abrams Elementary School is New Horizon Alternative School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles F Hard Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bessemer New Horizon Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12
    0.8 miles
    1701 6th Ave N
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 432-3036
    0.8 7-12 n/a
  • Bessemer Charles F Hard Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
    1.2 miles
    2801 Arlington Ave
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 432-3300
    1.2 PK-5 357
  • Bessemer Bessemer City Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 767 students
    1.6 miles
    100 High School Drive
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 432-3600
    1.6 6-8 767
  • Bessemer North Highland Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 318 students
    1.6 miles
    2021 29th Ave N
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4950
    1.6 K-5 318
  • Bessemer Brighton School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
    2.1 miles
    3400 Brown Cir
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 379-2650
    2.1 PK-8 412

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