Bluff Pk Elementary School

  • Bluff Pk Elementary School serves 636 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bluff Pk Elementary School's student population of 636 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluff Pk Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluff Pk Elementary School is 0.40, 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#59 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
17%
33%
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White
76%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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