Myrtlewood Elementary School

  • Myrtlewood Elementary School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Myrtlewood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Myrtlewood Elementary School's student population of 300 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Myrtlewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#469 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Myrtlewood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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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

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