Edgewood Elementary School

709 Highland Ave
Selma, AL 36701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edgewood Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Edgewood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher 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 304 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Edgewood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 0.02, 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
#1018 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSelma 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 Selma High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rbhudson Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Park Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Selma Selma High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 819 students
    0.3 miles
    2180 Broad St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1683
    0.3 9-12 819
  • Selma Rbhudson Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 436 students
    0.7 miles
    1701 Summerfield Rd
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1675
    0.7 7-8 436
  • Selma Cedar Park Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 161 students
    0.9 miles
    1101 Woodrow Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1625
    0.9 PK-5 161
  • Selma Payne Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    0.9 miles
    1529 N Franklin St
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-1660
    0.9 PK-5 228
  • Selma Knox Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
    1.1 miles
    1002 Mabry St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1650
    1.1 K-5 181

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