Gardendale Elementary School serves 702 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gardendale Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 702 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 44%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 20% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 56% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Gardendale Elementary School's student population of 702 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gardendale Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Gardendale Elementary School is 0.58, 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
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#402 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Gardendale Elementary School's ranking?
Gardendale Elementary School is ranked #402 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Gardendale Elementary School often compared to?
Gardendale Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Snow Rogers Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Gardendale Elementary School?
702 students attend Gardendale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Gardendale Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gardendale Elementary School?
Gardendale Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Gardendale Elementary School offer ?
Gardendale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gardendale Elementary School part of?
Gardendale Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District.
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