Oakdale Elementary School

5001 25th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 330 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Oakdale Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Oakdale Elementary School's student population of 330 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
330 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Oakdale Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oakdale Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#1153 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
29%
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15-19%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oakdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤10%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Oakdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
95%
32%
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White
1%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Oakdale Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oakdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oakdale Elementary School's ranking?
Oakdale Elementary School is ranked #1153 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Oakdale Elementary School often compared to?
Oakdale Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Elementary School, Martin L King Jr Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Oakdale Elementary School?
330 students attend Oakdale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Oakdale Elementary School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oakdale Elementary School?
Oakdale Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Oakdale Elementary School offer ?
Oakdale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Oakdale Elementary School part of?
Oakdale Elementary School is part of Tuscaloosa City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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