Powderly Elementary School (Closed 2015)

1901 20th Street Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 75-79% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 80%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70-74% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 85%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students (10-11)
252 students
This chart display total students of Powderly Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers (10-11)
14 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Powderly Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (AL)
(10-11)
75-79%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Powderly Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
(10-11)
70-74%
85%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Powderly 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Powderly Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
(10-11)
n/a
1%
Asian
(10-11)
n/a
2%
Hispanic
(10-11)
n/a
4%
Black
(10-11)
100%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Powderly Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
(10-11)
n/a
58%
Hawaiian
(10-11)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(10-11)
n/a
n/a
n/a
Eligible for Free Lunch (10-11)
53%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Powderly Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powderly Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 80% AL state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% AL state average).
How many students attend Powderly Elementary School?
252 students attend Powderly Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Powderly Elementary School students are Black.
What grades does Powderly Elementary School offer ?
Powderly Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Powderly Elementary School part of?
Powderly Elementary School is part of Birmingham City School District.

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