PROFICIENCY 33% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County

Irondale Comm School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Irondale, AL. There are a total of 380 students and 23 teachers at Irondale Comm School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 254 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Irondale Comm School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 12% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch254
Reduced lunch40


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 Irondale Comm 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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Irondale Comm School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 16.4% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 59.9% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.4% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

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Shades Valley High School48%2.5Irondale, AL
Woodlawn High School-magnet14%2.5Birmingham, AL
Irondale Middle School32%2.7Irondale, AL
Robinson Elementary School15%2.7Birmingham, AL
Mt Brook High School89%3.0Mountain Brook, AL
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Irondale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7159291
Median age41.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Speak English89%95%79%
Speak Spanish9%3%13%

Education level achieved in Irondale

Completed 8th grade85.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.0%1.3%
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