Berry Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Berry Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 320 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 11%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Berry Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Berry Elementary School's student population of 320 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Berry Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Berry Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#314 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Berry Elementary School's ranking?
Berry Elementary School is ranked #314 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Berry Elementary School?
320 students attend Berry Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Berry Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Berry Elementary School?
Berry Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Berry Elementary School offer ?
Berry Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Berry Elementary School part of?
Berry Elementary School is part of Fayette County School District.
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