Abrams Elementary School

1200 23rd Street N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 216 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Abrams Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Abrams Elementary School's student population of 216 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
216 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Abrams Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Abrams Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1088 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
29%
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20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
13%
10%
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Black
82%
32%
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White
n/a
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Abrams Elementary School's ranking?
Abrams Elementary School is ranked #1088 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Abrams Elementary School often compared to?
Abrams Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Charles F Hard Elementary School, Westhills Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Abrams Elementary School?
216 students attend Abrams Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Abrams Elementary School students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Abrams Elementary School?
Abrams Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Abrams Elementary School offer ?
Abrams Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Abrams Elementary School part of?
Abrams Elementary School is part of Bessemer City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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