Glen Iris Elementary School

  • Glen Iris Elementary School serves 737 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Glen Iris Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Glen Iris Elementary School's student population of 737 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students737 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Glen Iris Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Glen Iris Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Glen Iris Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glen Iris Elementary School is 0.44, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1086 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
27%
8%
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Black
70%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Glen Iris Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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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 and middle school to Glen Iris Elementary School is Adolescent Day Treatment (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Epic School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Epic School
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    0.2 miles
    1000 10th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7370
    0.2 PK-5 410
  • Birmingham Adolescent Day Treatment Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.6 miles
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4633
    0.6 K-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Engle Day Treatment Special Education School
    Grades: 1-7
    0.6 miles
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4776
    0.6 1-7 n/a
  • Birmingham Ramsay High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 800 students
    0.8 miles
    1800 13th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7000
    0.8 9-12 800
  • Birmingham Spain Rehab Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.8 miles
    1717 6th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205)943-4169
    0.8 K-12 n/a

School Reviews

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The worst staff I've ever seen. Allowed my child to get out of the classroom without anyone knowing and he managed to get on an elevator go to the third floor of the school for god knows how long until another teacher found him and brought him back. The principal is rude. Yelled at me pointed his finger in my face at a parent teacher meeting. The assistant principal is ignorant and doesn't speak properly. The school is very unorganized... clearly safety is an issue as my child managed to get out of a classroom and on to an elevator and clearly due to them allowing a child to get on a wrong bus as well. The schools main focus is the car rider line which is poorly ran anyways. I'd definitely not recommend this school to anyone. Very sneaky and very unhealthy environment for children
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