Avondale Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Avondale Elementary School
Avondale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in the Avondale neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona. Founded in 1914, Avondale Elementary has a long and proud history of providing quality education to its students. The school is part of the Avondale Elementary School District, which serves more than 5,000 students in grades K-8.
Avondale Elementary is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for its students. The school emphasizes the importance of academic excellence and the development of strong character. Avondale Elementary offers a wide variety of educational programs and services, including music, art, and physical education. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs.
Avondale Elementary School is a place where students can learn, grow, and develop into responsible citizens. The school’s dedicated faculty and staff are committed to helping each student reach his or her full potential.
4000 8th Ct S
Birmingham, AL 35222
PreK – 5
Overview Avondale Elementary School
Avondale Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Avondale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Avondale Elementary School
Avondale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Avondale Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.