Bluff Park Elementary School

  • Bluff Park Elementary School serves 661 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bluff Park Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bluff Park Elementary School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluff Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluff Park Elementary School is 0.41, 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 (16-17)#46 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.410.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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