Cahaba Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Cahaba Elementary School
Cahaba Elementary School is a public school located in Birmingham, Alabama. The school has a long history, having been founded in 1876. Over the years, Cahaba Elementary School has grown to become one of the most respected elementary schools in the area.
Cahaba Elementary School offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes math, language arts, science, social studies, and physical education. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, and student organizations.
Cahaba Elementary School has a dedicated staff that works hard to ensure that every student is given the opportunity to reach their fullest academic potential. The school is committed to providing a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment for all students.
The staff at Cahaba Elementary School is committed to helping each student reach their goals and become successful, contributing members of society. The school strives to create an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, and excellence.
301 Parkway Drive
Trussville, AL 35173
K – 5
Overview Cahaba Elementary School
Cahaba Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cahaba Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Cahaba Elementary School
Cahaba Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Cahaba Elementary School is 0.29, 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.