Trace Crossings Elementary School

5454 Learning Lane
Birmingham, AL 35244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Trace Crossings Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Trace Crossings Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Trace Crossings Elementary School's student population of 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Trace Crossings Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Trace Crossings Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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
#363 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
35%
33%
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White
35%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.730.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Trace Crossings Elementary School is Hoover High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelham Park Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deer Valley Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Hoover High School Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,891 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1200
    0.3 9-12 2,891
  • Birmingham Deer Valley Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-4 | 971 students
    1.9 miles
    4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-3300
    1.9 K-4 971
  • Birmingham South Shades Crest Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 627 students
    2.0 miles
    3770 South Shades Crest Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-3000
    2 K-4 627
  • Pelham Pelham Park Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 757 students
    2.3 miles
    2016 Pelham Park Boulevard
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3702
    2.3 6-8 757
  • Birmingham Riverchase Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 697 students
    2.3 miles
    1950 Old Montgomery Highway
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-3400
    2.3 K-5 697

School Reviews

5  
We are finishing our first year at TCES and it has been a phenomenal experience. I was nervous about transferring him to TCES because of the negative reputation it's had in the past, but I have been nothing but impressed. We've had a wonderful, experienced teacher (Mrs. Walker) who has done a great job meeting my child's academic needs. My child is in the Enrichment Program and has loved Mrs. Tofani because she supports his creativity and imagination. The school's guidance counselor, Mrs. Coleman, is always supportive when my child drops by to talk to her. I admire the leadership from Principal Collins and I am impressed with his calm and caring nature. I have enjoyed all of the activities hosted by the school for parents and children- PTO, College and Career Day, Family Fun Night, student Art Show, and more. Trace Crossings is a gem and I am thrilled that we have two more years there!
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