Gibson Elementary School (Closed 2015)

956 50th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 75-79% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 82%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 86%) for the 2011-12 school year.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students (11-12)252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (11-12)16 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
75-79%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
65-69%
86%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gibson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian (11-12)
n/a
1%
Asian (11-12)
n/a
1%
Hispanic (11-12)
34%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black (11-12)
62%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White (11-12)
2%
58%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian (11-12)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (11-12)
2%
1%
Diversity Score
n/a0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Gibson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (11-12)
94%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gibson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gibson Elementary School is Woodlawn High Schoolmagnet (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hayes K8 (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Woodlawn High Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 745 students
    0.5 miles
    5620 First Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205) 231-8000
    0.5 9-12 745
  • Birmingham Hayes K8 Math: 6% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 792 students
    0.9 miles
    505 43rd Street North
    Birmingham, AL 35222
    (205) 231-8900
    0.9 PK-8 792
  • Birmingham Dupuy Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    4500 14th Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205) 231-3250
    1 9-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Oliver K5 School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    1.5 miles
    6871 6th Court S
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205) 231-8620
    1.5 PK-5 452
  • Birmingham City Elementary School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-8
    1.7 miles
    901 9th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205) 231-2288
    1.7 7-8 n/a
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