Gardendale Elementary School
Gardendale Elementary School serves 719 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 719 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 40%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 47% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 51% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Gardendale Elementary School's student population of 719 students has declined by 29% 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 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gardendale Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#465 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
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