Norwood Elementary School

3136 Norwood Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Norwood Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Norwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Norwood Elementary School's student population of 304 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Norwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Norwood Elementary School is 0.10, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1002 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
95%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Norwood Elementary School is George Washington Carver High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hudson Keight School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Hudson Keight School Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 750 students
    1.1 miles
    3300 F L Shuttlesworth Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205) 231-3000
    1.1 PK-8 750
  • Birmingham Phillips Academy Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 714 students
    1.2 miles
    2316 7th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    (205) 231-9500
    1.2 PK-8 714
  • Birmingham George Washington Carver High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 771 students
    1.8 miles
    3900 24th St N
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205) 231-3900
    1.8 9-12 771
  • Birmingham Hayes K8 Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 792 students
    1.8 miles
    505 43rd Street North
    Birmingham, AL 35222
    (205) 231-8900
    1.8 PK-8 792
  • Birmingham Homebound Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: K-6 | 4 students
    1.9 miles
    2015 Park Place
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4777
    1.9 K-6 4

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