Gwin Elementary School

1580 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham, AL 35226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Gwin Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gwin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gwin Elementary School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Gwin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gwin Elementary School is 0.64, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#159 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
17%
8%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gwin Elementary School is Crossroads School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ira F Simmons Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Ira F Simmons Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 828 students
    0.0 miles
    1575 Patton Chapel Road
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2100
    0 6-8 828
  • Birmingham Green Valley Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
    1.5 miles
    3200 Old Columbiana Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2500
    1.5 K-5 478
  • Birmingham Bluff Park Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 661 students
    2.1 miles
    569 Park Avenue
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2800
    2.1 K-5 661
  • Birmingham Riverchase Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 697 students
    2.4 miles
    1950 Old Montgomery Highway
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-3400
    2.4 K-5 697
  • Birmingham Crossroads School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    2.8 miles
    1085 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1800
    2.8 6-12 n/a

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