Weeden Elementary School

400 Baldwin Street
Florence, AL 35630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Weeden Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Weeden Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Weeden Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Weeden Elementary School's student population of 413 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
413 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Weeden Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Weeden Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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
#575 out of 1276 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
35%
10%
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Black
31%
32%
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White
27%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Weeden Elementary School's ranking?
Weeden Elementary School is ranked #575 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Weeden Elementary School often compared to?
Weeden Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harlan Elementary School, Forest Hills School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Weeden Elementary School?
413 students attend Weeden Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Weeden Elementary School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, 27% of students are White, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Weeden Elementary School?
Weeden Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Weeden Elementary School offer ?
Weeden Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Weeden Elementary School part of?
Weeden Elementary School is part of Florence City School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School-Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
End of the 2nd Semester/Last Day for Students
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

School Reviews

5   8/2/2010
It is a wonderful school. Weeden had a very capable and caring group of teachers. This school also has an exceptional administration, as well as music and art program. Weeden is both an AMSTI and ARI school.
- Posted by Teacher - jecma

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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