Underwood Elementary School

4725 Highway 157
Florence, AL 35633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Underwood Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Underwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Underwood Elementary School's student population of 361 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Underwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Underwood Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#347 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
96%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLauderdale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Underwood Elementary School is Florence High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Hills School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Forest Hills School Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 853 students
    1.9 miles
    101 Stovall Dr
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 768-2500
    1.9 PK-4 853
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
    2.9 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2700
    2.9 PK-4 426
  • Florence Florence High School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,037 student
    3.2 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2200
    3.2 10-12 1,037
  • Florence Hibbett School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 586 students
    3.6 miles
    1601 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2800
    3.6 5-6 586
  • Florence Wilson High School Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,238 student
    3.6 miles
    7601 Highway 17
    Florence, AL 35634
    (256) 764-8470
    3.6 PK-12 1,238

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