Academy For Science Foreign Language

3221 Mastin Lake Rd
Huntsville, AL 35810
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Academy For Science Foreign Language ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : Top 20% in AL
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Academy For Science Foreign Language ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Academy For Science Foreign Language's student population of 315 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy For Science Foreign Language ranks within the top 20% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Academy For Science Foreign Language is 0.59, 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)
#237 out of 1285 schools
(Top 20%)
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35-39%
29%
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60-64%
47%
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55-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
10%
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Black
57%
32%
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White
28%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Academy For Science Foreign Language's ranking?
Academy For Science Foreign Language is ranked #237 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Academy For Science Foreign Language often compared to?
Academy For Science Foreign Languageis often viewed alongside schools like Academy For Academics Arts Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Academy For Science Foreign Language?
315 students attend Academy For Science Foreign Language.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Academy For Science Foreign Language students are Black, 28% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Academy For Science Foreign Language?
Academy For Science Foreign Language has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Academy For Science Foreign Language offer ?
Academy For Science Foreign Language offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Academy For Science Foreign Language part of?
Academy For Science Foreign Language is part of Huntsville City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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