Farley Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Farley Elementary School
Farley Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of the city. It is a part of the local school district and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Farley Elementary School has a long and proud history, having been established in the late 1800s. The school’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. Farley Elementary School is committed to providing a quality education that meets the needs of each individual student.
The school is dedicated to helping students reach their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally. Farley Elementary School offers a variety of programs and activities to meet the needs of each student. These include music, art, physical education, and a variety of clubs and organizations. The school also offers a variety of after-school programs and activities, such as sports teams, drama clubs, and robotics.
Farley Elementary School is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all students. The school has a strong focus on teaching students respect for others, responsibility, and the importance of making good choices. Farley Elementary School also strives to instill a sense of community and belonging within the school. The school works hard to ensure that all students feel valued and respected.
2900 Green Cove Rd Sw
Huntsville, AL 35803
PreK – 5
Overview Farley Elementary School
Farley Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Farley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Farley Elementary School
Farley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Farley Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.