West End Academy

  • West End Academy serves 640 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • West End Academy 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 2017-18 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 45%.

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School Overview

  • West End Academy's student population of 640 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West End Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West End Academy is 0.10, 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 School Rank#1170 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
95%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West End Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
55%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West End Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West End Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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