1580 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham, AL 35226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gwin Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gwin Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gwin Elementary School's student population of 559 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Gwin Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gwin Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#288 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
28%
32%
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White
47%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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