Edgewood Elementary School

901 College Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Edgewood Elementary School serves 794 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Edgewood 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 79% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Edgewood Elementary School's student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students794 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Edgewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Edgewood Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#36 out of 1270 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Edgewood Elementary School is Homewood High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Homewood Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Homewood Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 960 students
    0.4 miles
    395 Mecca Avenue
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 870-0878
    0.4 6-8 960
  • Birmingham Hall Kent Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    1.3 miles
    213 Hall Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 423-2430
    1.3 PK-5 694
  • Birmingham Homewood High School Math: 81% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,226 student
    1.4 miles
    1901 S Lakeshore Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 871-9663
    1.4 9-12 1,226
  • Birmingham Shades Cahaba Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 577 students
    1.4 miles
    3001 Independence Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 871-1113
    1.4 K-5 577
  • Birmingham Epic School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    1.6 miles
    1000 10th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7370
    1.6 PK-5 410

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