Martha Gaskins K5

  • Martha Gaskins K5 serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martha Gaskins K5 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Martha Gaskins K5 places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Martha Gaskins K5's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martha Gaskins K5 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martha Gaskins K5 is 0.29, which is less 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#963 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
81%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.290.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martha Gaskins K5 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Huffman Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 401 students
    0.7 miles
    517 Huffman Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5370
    0.7 6-8 401
  • Birmingham Christian School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
    1.2 miles
    725 Mountain Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205) 231-5249
    1.2 PK-8 658
  • Birmingham Smith Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 429 students
    1.3 miles
    1124 Five Mile Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5675
    1.3 6-8 429
  • Birmingham Robinson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
    1.6 miles
    8400 1st Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205) 231-5555
    1.6 PK-5 442
  • Birmingham Huffman High Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,363 student
    1.9 miles
    900 Springville Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5000
    1.9 8-12 1,363

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