Gate City Elementary School

  • Gate City Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Gate City Elementary School's student population of 444 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gate City Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gate City Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1134 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gate City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Kennedy Alternative Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    4500 14th Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (334)242-9700
    0.7 9-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Woodlawn High Sch-magnet
    Grades: 9-12 | 806 students
    1.0 miles
    5620 First Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)599-8700
    1.0 9-12 806
  • Birmingham Barrett Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
    1.2 miles
    7601 Division Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205)231-8130
    1.2 PK-5 425
  • Birmingham Gateway School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.4 miles
    5201 Airport Hwy.
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)592-8374
    1.4 9-12 n/a
  • Birmingham The Rushton School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.4 miles
    5201 Airport Highway
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)510-2700
    1.4 6-12 n/a

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