PROFICIENCY 42% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County

Gresham Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Birmingham, AL. There are a total of 362 students and 23 teachers at Gresham Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 235 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Gresham Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 12% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch235
Reduced lunch32


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 Gresham 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Gresham Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American n/a 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

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Birmingham demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4869291
Median age37.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Birmingham

Completed 8th grade88.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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