Lewis Elementary School (Closed 2021)

2015 26th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 305 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Lewis Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 25-29% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 43%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 15-19% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
305 students
This chart display total students of Lewis Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lewis Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Lewis Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
(15-16)
25-29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
(15-16)
15-19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lewis Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
1%
Asian
(15-16)
n/a
1%
Hispanic
(15-16)
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
(15-16)
98%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
(15-16)
2%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
n/a
2%
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Lewis Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lewis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% AL state average).
How many students attend Lewis Elementary School?
305 students attend Lewis Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Lewis Elementary School students are Black, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewis Elementary School?
Lewis Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Lewis Elementary School offer ?
Lewis Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lewis Elementary School part of?
Lewis Elementary School is part of Birmingham City School District.

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