14701 Gainsville Rd
Fosters, AL 35463
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Myrtlewood Elementary School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Myrtlewood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Myrtlewood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Myrtlewood Elementary School's student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break (Schools and Central Office Closed)
March 14, 2022 (Monday)
Early Release for Students/Last Day for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Teacher Work Day/Last Day for Teachers
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Myrtlewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Myrtlewood 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#376 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
41%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 30%)

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