Concord Elementary School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Concord Elementary School

Concord Elementary School is an excellent educational institution located in the heart of the city. It is one of the oldest and most respected schools in the area, and has been serving the community for over a hundred years.
At Concord Elementary, we strive to create a safe and nurturing learning environment for our students. We offer a wide range of educational programs, from traditional academic classes to innovative enrichment activities. Our curriculum is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and a strong sense of self-confidence.
We also place a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities, such as sports, music, and art. Our teachers are highly qualified and dedicated to helping students reach their full potential.
At Concord Elementary, we believe that every student has the potential to achieve greatness. We strive to provide our students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. We are proud to be a part of the Concord community and look forward to continuing to serve our students for many years to come.

Address:

1886 Learning Lane
Bessemer, AL 35023

Phone:

(205) 379-3150

Site:

concordel.jefcoed.com

Grades:

PreK – 5

Enrollment:

366 students

Overview Concord Elementary School

Concord Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Concord 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 6-9% (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 35-39% (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 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Concord Elementary School

Concord 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 Concord Elementary School is 0.50, 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.

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