8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Hayes K8
Hayes K8 is an elementary school located in the heart of the city of Philadelphia. It is a part of the School District of Philadelphia and serves students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. The school is known for its strong academic programs, diverse student population, and commitment to social justice.
Hayes K8 offers a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of its students. The school has a strong focus on literacy and mathematics, and offers a range of enrichment activities such as music, art, and physical education. Hayes K8 also has a full-time guidance counselor and social worker to help students and families with any issues they may be facing.
In addition to its academic offerings, Hayes K8 has a strong commitment to social justice. The school has a partnership with the local YMCA, which provides after-school activities and mentoring for students. The school also works with local organizations to provide resources for students and families in need.
Hayes K8 is a great place for students to learn and grow. With its strong academic programs, commitment to social justice, and diverse student population, Hayes K8 is an excellent choice for families looking for a quality education for their children.
505 43rd Street North
Birmingham, AL 35222
PreK – 8
Overview Hayes K8
Hayes K8 serves 716 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hayes K8 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 ≤1% (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 12% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Hayes K8
Hayes K8 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 Hayes K8 is 0.25, 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.