Flatwoods Elementary School

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Flatwoods Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Flatwoods 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Flatwoods Elementary School's student population of 468 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Flatwoods Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Flatwoods Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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
#978 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
29%
8%
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Black
37%
33%
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White
24%
55%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.730.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Flatwoods Elementary School is Sprayberry Education Center (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Echols Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestmont Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Northport Crestmont Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
    2.0 miles
    2400 34th Ave
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2695
    2 PK-5 350
  • Northport Echols Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 729 students
    2.5 miles
    2701 Echols Ave
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2884
    2.5 6-8 729
  • Northport Faucettvestavia Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    2.9 miles
    1150 Vestavia Circle
    Northport, AL 35473
    (205) 342-2646
    2.9 PK-5 451
  • Northport Matthews Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 493 students
    3.3 miles
    1225 Rice Mine Road
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2654
    3.3 K-5 493
  • Northport Sprayberry Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 89 students
    3.3 miles
    2300 26th Avenue
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2660
    3.3 PK-12 89

School Reviews

5  
my grandchild been going to this school for 3 years and it is an excelliant school. the teachers are very wonderful.
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