Barrett Elementary School

  • Barrett Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Barrett 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Barrett Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Barrett Elementary School's student population of 452 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barrett Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barrett Elementary School is 0.13, 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#1196 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
93%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barrett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Barrett Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barrett Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.130.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barrett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barrett 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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