Adams Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 409 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 91%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Adams Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Adams Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Adams Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Adams Elementary School is 0.56, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1001 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Adams Elementary School's ranking?
Adams Elementary School is ranked #1001 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Adams Elementary School?
409 students attend Adams Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Adams Elementary School students are Black, 32% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Adams Elementary School?
Adams Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Adams Elementary School offer ?
Adams Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Adams Elementary School part of?
Adams Elementary School is part of Gadsden City School District.
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