Northington Elementary School

  • Northington Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Northington Elementary School's student population of 434 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northington Elementary School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#935 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
16%
7%
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Black
76%
33%
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White
6%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuscaloosa Univ Place Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    0.8 miles
    2000 First Avenue
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    (205)759-3664
    0.8 PK-5 411
  • Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa Center Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Bo
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205)759-3648
    1.2 9-12 n/a
  • Tuscaloosa Oak Hill School Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 22 students
    1.3 miles
    3834 21st Street
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205)759-3629
    1.3 6-12 22
  • Tuscaloosa Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 738 students
    1.5 miles
    905 15th Street
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    (205)759-3720
    1.5 9-12 738
  • Tuscaloosa Alberta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 546 students
    1.6 miles
    2500 University Blvd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205)759-3564
    1.6 PK-8 546

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