PROFICIENCY 18% 52% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Tuscaloosa County

Matthews Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Tuscaloosa County" in Northport, AL. There are a total of 484 students and 23 teachers at Matthews Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 432 free lunch students and 17 reduced lunch students.

Matthews Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.0%, which is 52% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch432
Reduced lunch17


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 Matthews 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

5<= 10%
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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Matthews Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.3% 64.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 73.2% 27.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.9% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.0% 4.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 1.9% 1.7% 3.1%

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Northport demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4669291
Median age33.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Northport

Completed 8th grade88.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Matthews 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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