Adams Elementary School

919 Raley St
Gadsden, AL 35903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Adams Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Adams Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
409 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Adams Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1088 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
29%
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20-24%
47%
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20-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Adams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
32%
10%
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Black
58%
32%
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White
9%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Adams Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 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 #1088 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Adams Elementary School often compared to?
Adams Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Donehoo Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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