Arcadia Elementary School serves 424 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Arcadia 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 30-34% (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 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 424 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 85%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Arcadia Elementary School's student population of 424 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Arcadia 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 Arcadia Elementary School is 0.50, 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
#903 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 Arcadia Elementary School's ranking?
Arcadia Elementary School is ranked #903 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Arcadia Elementary School often compared to?
Arcadia Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like The Alberta School Of Performing Arts 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 24% AL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Arcadia Elementary School?
424 students attend Arcadia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Arcadia Elementary School students are Black, 15% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Arcadia Elementary School?
Arcadia Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Arcadia Elementary School offer ?
Arcadia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Arcadia Elementary School part of?
Arcadia Elementary School is part of Tuscaloosa City School District.
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January 01, 2024 (Monday)
MLK Day -- School Closed
January 15, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break Week
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Holiday -- School Closed
April 05, 2024 (Friday)
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