East Elementary School

2109 Tyson Dr
Birmingham, AL 35216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
East Elementary School serves 808 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
East Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

East Elementary School's student population of 808 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

East Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 East Elementary School is 0.24, 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
#4 out of 1270 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
87%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.240.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVestavia Hills City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Elementary School is Homewood High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pizitz Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Homewood High School Math: 81% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,226 student
    0.8 miles
    1901 S Lakeshore Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 871-9663
    0.8 9-12 1,226
  • Birmingham West Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 779 students
    1.0 miles
    1965 Merryvale Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5151
    1 PK-3 779
  • Birmingham Vestavia Hills Elementary Central Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 4-5 | 798 students
    1.4 miles
    1289 Montgomery Hwy
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5300
    1.4 4-5 798
  • Birmingham Pizitz Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,186 student
    1.8 miles
    2020 Pizitz Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5350
    1.8 6-8 1,186
  • Birmingham Edgewood Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 794 students
    2.0 miles
    901 College Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 423-2400
    2 K-5 794

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