Gresham Elementary School (Closed 2021)

2650 Gresham Drive
Birmingham, AL 35243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Gresham Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40-44% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 83% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
370 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AL)
(18-19)
40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gresham 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
40-44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gresham 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gresham Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Gresham Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
58%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
17%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gresham Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Gresham Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gresham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AL state average).
How many students attend Gresham Elementary School?
370 students attend Gresham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Gresham Elementary School students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gresham Elementary School?
Gresham Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Gresham Elementary School offer ?
Gresham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gresham Elementary School part of?
Gresham Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District.

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