Gwin Elementary School

1580 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham, AL 35226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Gwin Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10% in AL
  • : 57% (Top 10%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gwin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Gwin Elementary School's student population of 547 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
547 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Gwin Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gwin Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#122 out of 1285 schools
(Top 10%)
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57%
29%
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66%
47%
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50-54%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Gwin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
10%
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Black
29%
32%
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White
46%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gwin Elementary School's ranking?
Gwin Elementary School is ranked #122 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Gwin Elementary School often compared to?
Gwin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Green Valley Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Gwin Elementary School?
547 students attend Gwin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Gwin Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gwin Elementary School?
Gwin Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Gwin Elementary School offer ?
Gwin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gwin Elementary School part of?
Gwin Elementary School is part of Hoover City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 57% (Top 10%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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