Weeden Elementary School

400 Baldwin Street
Florence, AL 35630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Weeden Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Weeden Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 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 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Weeden Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Weeden Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Weeden Elementary School is 0.72, 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
#519 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
32%
8%
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Black
33%
33%
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White
27%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Weeden Elementary School is Florence High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Florence Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harlan Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Florence High School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,037 student
    1.6 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2200
    1.6 10-12 1,037
  • Florence Florence Freshman Center
    Grades: 9 | 388 students
    1.8 miles
    1203 Bradshaw Drive
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2400
    1.8 9 388
  • Florence Florence Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 645 students
    1.8 miles
    1603 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-3100
    1.8 7-8 645
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
    2.4 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 768-2700
    2.4 PK-4 426
  • Florence Kilby Laboratory School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 161 students
    2.4 miles
    611 North Pine Street
    Florence, AL 35632
    (256) 765-4303
    2.4 PK-6 161

School Reviews

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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.
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