Maxwell Elementary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Maxwell Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Maxwell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Maxwell Elementary School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students531 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Maxwell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Maxwell Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Maxwell Elementary School 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 diversity score of Maxwell Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#659 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
27%
33%
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White
63%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maxwell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Maxwell Elementary School is Paul W Bryant High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Duncanville Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Forrest Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuscaloosa Woodland Forrest Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
    2.5 miles
    6001 E Hargrove Rd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 759-3675
    2.5 PK-5 523
  • Duncanville Duncanville Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
    3.1 miles
    11205 Eagle Parkway
    Duncanville, AL 35456
    (205) 342-2830
    3.1 6-8 438
  • Cottondale Paul W Bryant High School Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,169 student
    3.2 miles
    6315 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205) 759-3538
    3.2 9-12 1,169
  • Cottondale Eastwood Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
    3.4 miles
    6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205) 759-3613
    3.4 6-8 807
  • Tuscaloosa Hillcrest High School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,371 student
    3.5 miles
    300 Patriot Pkwy
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 342-2800
    3.5 9-12 1,371

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