Academy For Science Foreign Language

Academy For Science Foreign Language serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Academy For Science Foreign Language placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Academy For Science Foreign Language's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Academy For Science Foreign Language is ranked within the top 20% 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 Academy For Science Foreign Language is 0.63, which is more 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
#145 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
55%
33%
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White
25%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Academy For Science Foreign Language is Jemison High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ronald Mcnair 78 (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montview Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntsville Ronald Mcnair 78 Math: 7% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 410 students
    0.1 miles
    5000 Pulaski Pike
    Huntsville, AL 35810
    (256) 428-7660
    0.1 7-8 410
  • Huntsville Montview Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 241 students
    1.0 miles
    2600 Garvin Rd Nw
    Huntsville, AL 35810
    (256) 428-7320
    1 PK-6 241
  • Huntsville Lakewood Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 479 students
    1.1 miles
    3501 Kenwood Dr
    Huntsville, AL 35810
    (256) 428-7240
    1.1 PK-6 479
  • Huntsville Jemison High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 807 students
    1.2 miles
    5000 Pulaski Pike
    Huntsville, AL 35810
    (256) 428-8100
    1.2 9-12 807
  • Huntsville Rolling Hills Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 470 students
    1.3 miles
    2109 Hilltop Terr
    Huntsville, AL 35810
    (256) 428-7400
    1.3 PK-6 470

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