Adams Elementary School

  • Adams Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Adams 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Adams Elementary School's student population of 418 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Adams Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Adams Elementary School is 0.54, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1058 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
26%
8%
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Black
62%
33%
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White
12%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Adams Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.540.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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