Washington K8

115 Fourth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington K8 serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Washington K8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher 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 and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington K8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Washington K8's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington K8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Washington K8 is 0.51, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1094 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
38%
10%
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Black
59%
32%
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White
1%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington K8's ranking?
Washington K8 is ranked #1094 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Washington K8 often compared to?
Washington K8is often viewed alongside schools like Princeton School, Sun Valley Elementary School, Phillips Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Washington K8?
506 students attend Washington K8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Washington K8 students are Black, 38% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington K8?
Washington K8 has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Washington K8 offer ?
Washington K8 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Washington K8 part of?
Washington K8 is part of Birmingham City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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