PROFICIENCY 27% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Bessemer City
24%Bessemer
37%Alabama

Greenwood Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Bessemer City" in Bessemer, AL. There are a total of 310 students and 20 teachers at Greenwood Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 186 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Greenwood Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 28% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students310
Teachers19.5
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch186
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Greenwood Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
330-39%
430-39%
511-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
320-29%
411-19%
520-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Greenwood Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 9.7% 2.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 63.9% 91.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.3% 5.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 0.5% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Greenwood Elementary School32%0.3Bessemer, AL
Brock's Gap Intermediate School62%2.7Hoover, AL
South Shades Crest Elementary School56%3.2Hoover, AL
Jonesboro Elementary School12%3.4Bessemer, AL
James A Davis Middle School13%3.8Bessemer, AL
Westhills Elementary School25%4.1Bessemer, AL
Deer Valley Elementary School65%4.3Hoover, AL
Jess Lanier High School14%4.6Bessemer, AL
Robert F Bumpus Middle School59%4.7Hoover, AL
Helena Intermediate School56%4.8Helena, AL
Trace Crossings Elementary School50%5.1Hoover, AL
Charles F Hard Elementary School12%5.2Bessemer, AL

Bessemer demographics profile

StatisticBessemerAlabamaNational
Population26,8564,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6629291
Median age40.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Bessemer

IndexBessemerAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Greenwood Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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