Buhl Elementary School

11968 Buhl School Rd
Buhl, AL 35446
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
4.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Buhl Elementary School serves 242 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Buhl 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Buhl Elementary School's student population of 242 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Buhl Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buhl Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Testing Rank
#332 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
85%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.270.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buhl Elementary School is Sipsey Valley High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sipsey Valley Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westwood Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Coker Westwood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
    3.7 miles
    11629 Westwood School Rd
    Coker, AL 35452
    (205) 342-2666
    3.7 PK-5 322
  • Buhl Sipsey Valley High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
    4.5 miles
    15815 Romulus Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2850
    4.5 9-12 503
  • Buhl Sipsey Valley Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 371 students
    4.5 miles
    15815 Romulus Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2870
    4.5 6-8 371
  • Northport Flatwoods Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    7.6 miles
    3800 66th Ave
    Northport, AL 35473
    (205) 342-2648
    7.6 PK-5 468
  • Northport Tuscaloosa County High School Math: 50% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,518 student
    9.1 miles
    12500 Wildcat Dr
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2670
    9.1 9-12 1,518

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
No diversity in teaching or school staffing ``Teacher / pupil ratio needs revisiting
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5  
I am a former student who dearly lived every moment. This school will always be special in my heart.
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