Grantswood Community Elementary School

5110 Grantswood Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Grantswood Community Elementary School serves 368 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Grantswood Community Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Grantswood Community Elementary School's student population of 368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Grantswood Community Elementary School is 0.60, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
30%
8%
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Black
54%
33%
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White
15%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Grantswood Community Elementary School is Shades Valley High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Irondale Middle School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Irondale Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 513 students
    1.0 miles
    6200 Old Leeds Road
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-3800
    1 6-8 513
  • Birmingham Shades Valley High School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,338 student
    1.0 miles
    6100 Old Leeds Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-5350
    1 9-12 1,338
  • Birmingham Irondale Community School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 417 students
    3.3 miles
    225 16th St S
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-4200
    3.3 3-5 417
  • Birmingham We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 324 students
    3.6 miles
    1757 Montclair Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 231-8680
    3.6 6-8 324
  • Birmingham Liberty Park Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 496 students
    3.8 miles
    17035 Liberty Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 402-5450
    3.8 6-8 496

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I love this school. The teachers and staff are friendly but firm in oreder to protect our children from outsiders that come to disrupt classes and/or check out students they are not authorized to take. It is a clean and fun learning enviornment that promotes all areas of student life!!!
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2  
Would not recommend this school. Teachers are not friendley and not prepared. Teachers do not want any parent involvement. This is why public schools are losing very good students to private school. I have always been in support of public until this school.
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