Gardendale Elementary School

860 Bauers Ln
Gardendale, AL 35071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Gardendale Elementary School serves 991 students in grades Kindergarten-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 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gardendale Elementary School's student population of 991 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students991 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.46, 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
#465 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
25%
33%
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White
69%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gardendale Elementary School is Gardendale High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bragg Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gardendale Bragg Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 820 students
    0.1 miles
    840 Ash Ave
    Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 379-2600
    0.1 6-8 820
  • Gardendale Gardendale High School Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,061 student
    0.4 miles
    800 Main St
    Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 379-3600
    0.4 9-12 1,061
  • Birmingham Fultondale High School Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 601 students
    2.8 miles
    1450 Carson Rd N
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205) 379-3500
    2.8 6-12 601
  • Gardendale Snow Rogers Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 208 students
    3.0 miles
    2636 Snow Rogers Rd
    Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 379-5400
    3 K-5 208
  • Fultondale Fultondale Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 899 students
    3.6 miles
    950 Central Ave
    Fultondale, AL 35068
    (205) 379-3450
    3.6 PK-6 899

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