PROFICIENCY 43% 13% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County
35%Gardendale
37%Alabama

Gardendale Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Gardendale, AL. There are a total of 921 students and 50 teachers at Gardendale Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 261 free lunch students and 70 reduced lunch students.

Gardendale Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.5%, which is 13% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students921
Teachers50
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch261
Reduced lunch70

 

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 Gardendale 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
All45%
345-49%
440-44%
545-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
335-39%
440-44%
540-44%
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.

Gardendale Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 70.2% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 22.4% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Gardendale demographics profile

StatisticGardendaleAlabamaNational
Population9,6594,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9739791
Median age44.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gardendale

IndexGardendaleAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Gardendale Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.