Edgewood Elementary School

901 College Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Edgewood Elementary School serves 807 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Edgewood Elementary School's student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Edgewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Edgewood Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 1276 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
7%
32%
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White
86%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edgewood Elementary School's ranking?
Edgewood Elementary School is ranked #18 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Edgewood Elementary School?
807 students attend Edgewood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Edgewood Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edgewood Elementary School?
Edgewood Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Edgewood Elementary School offer ?
Edgewood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Edgewood Elementary School part of?
Edgewood Elementary School is part of Homewood City School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Fall Break - Schools Closed
October 06, 2023 (Friday)
Fall Break - Schools Closed
October 09, 2023 (Monday)
Veterans Day (Observed) - Schools Closed
November 10, 2023 (Friday)
Thanksgiving Break - No Students
November 20, 2023 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break - No Students
November 21, 2023 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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