Chalkville Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Chalkville Elementary School
Chalkville Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chalkville, Alabama. It is part of the Jefferson County Schools system, and serves students in grades K-5. The school has a long history of excellence, and is known for its strong academic programs and commitment to the development of the whole child.
Chalkville Elementary School offers a variety of educational programs and activities for students of all ages. The school provides a rigorous academic curriculum, with an emphasis on reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. In addition, students have access to a wide range of extracurricular activities, including physical education, art, music, and technology.
Chalkville Elementary School is committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a strong focus on character education, and works to ensure that all students have the opportunity to develop their social and emotional skills. The school also offers a variety of student support services, such as counseling, tutoring, and mentoring.
At Chalkville Elementary School, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to create an environment where all students can learn, grow, and thrive.
940 Chalkville School Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
PreK – 5
Overview Chalkville Elementary School
Chalkville Elementary School serves 782 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Chalkville 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 6% (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 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Chalkville Elementary School
Chalkville 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 Chalkville Elementary School is 0.32, 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.