Inverness Elementary School

Inverness Elementary School serves 605 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Inverness Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Inverness Elementary School's student population of 605 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students605 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Inverness Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Inverness Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#96 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
58%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.610.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Inverness Elementary School is Spain Park High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Mountain Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Mountain Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Oak Mountain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 729 students
    1.2 miles
    5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5230
    1.2 PK-3 729
  • Birmingham Oak Mountain Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,093 student
    1.2 miles
    5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5210
    1.2 6-8 1,093
  • Birmingham Greystone Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
    2.1 miles
    300 Village Street
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 439-3200
    2.1 K-5 510
  • Birmingham Spain Park High School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,626 student
    2.5 miles
    4700 Jaguar Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 439-1400
    2.5 9-12 1,626
  • Birmingham Berry Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,179 student
    2.6 miles
    4500 Jaguar Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 439-2000
    2.6 6-8 1,179

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