14701 Gainsville Rd
Fosters, AL 35463
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Myrtlewood Elementary School serves 257 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Myrtlewood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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 257 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Myrtlewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Myrtlewood Elementary School is 0.50, which is less 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
#222 out of 1276 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
35%
32%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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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 Myrtlewood Elementary School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Myrtlewood Elementary School?

257 students attend Myrtlewood Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

62% of Myrtlewood Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Myrtlewood Elementary School?

Myrtlewood Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Myrtlewood Elementary School offer ?

Myrtlewood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4

What school district is Myrtlewood Elementary School part of?

Myrtlewood Elementary School is part of Tuscaloosa County School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break (Schools and Central Office Closed)
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
April Break (Weather Day) - Schools Closed
April 07, 2023 (Friday)
Teacher Work Day - Last Day
May 26, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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