AcademyFor Science & Foreign Language

  • AcademyFor Science & Foreign Language serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • AcademyFor Science & Foreign Language's student population of 521 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • AcademyFor Science & Foreign Language's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of AcademyFor 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#109 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
55%
33%
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White
23%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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