Verner Elementary School

  • Verner Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Verner Elementary School's student population of 554 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Verner Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Verner Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#44 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
25%
33%
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White
71%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuscaloosa Rock Quarry Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 531 students
    2.0 miles
    2000 Rock Quarry Dr
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)759-8347
    2.0 K-5 531
  • Tuscaloosa Rock Quary Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
    2.0 miles
    2100 Rock Quarry Drive
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)759-3700
    2.0 6-8 525
  • Tuscaloosa Northridge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1016 students
    2.9 miles
    2901 Northridge Rd.
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)759-3590
    2.9 9-12 1016
  • Tuscaloosa Holt High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 430 students
    3.6 miles
    3801 Alabama Ave Ne
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205)342-2768
    3.6 9-12 430
  • Tuscaloosa Holt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    4.3 miles
    1001 Crescent Ridge Road
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205)342-2650
    4.3 PK-5 549

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