225 16th St S
Birmingham, AL 35210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Irondale Community School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Irondale Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Irondale Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Irondale Community School's student population of 483 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Irondale Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Irondale Community School is 0.63, 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
#943 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
41%
9%
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Black
44%
32%
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White
12%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Irondale Community School's ranking?

Irondale Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Most diverse schools (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Irondale Community School?

483 students attend Irondale Community School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Irondale Community School students are Black, 41% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Irondale Community School?

Irondale Community School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Irondale Community School offer ?

Irondale Community School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Irondale Community School part of?

Irondale Community School is part of Jefferson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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