Avondale Elementary School

  • Avondale Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (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 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Avondale Elementary School's student population of 560 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students560 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Avondale Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avondale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avondale Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1038 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
79%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
13%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avondale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.360.59
This chart display the diversity score of Avondale Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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