Byrd Elementary School

  • Byrd Elementary School serves 232 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 42%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Byrd Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Byrd Elementary School's student population of 232 students has grown by 64% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 91% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Byrd Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The diversity score of Byrd Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
98%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Byrd Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.040.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSelma City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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