Wylam Elementary School

  • Wylam Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 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

  • Wylam Elementary School's student population of 437 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students437 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wylam Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wylam Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wylam Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1069 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wylam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wylam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wylam Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wylam Elementary School 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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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