Oak Mountain Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Oak Mountain Elementary School
Oak Mountain Elementary School is a public school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is part of the Shelby County School System and serves students in grades K-5. The school strives to create an environment where students feel safe, respected, and supported. The school offers a variety of programs and activities to help students reach their full potential. Students can participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, including art, music, and sports. The school also has a strong emphasis on STEM education, with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math. The school also offers a variety of enrichment programs to help students develop their skills in areas such as leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Oak Mountain Elementary School is committed to providing a quality education and creating a positive learning environment for all its students.
5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
PreK – 3
Overview Oak Mountain Elementary School
Oak Mountain Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Oak Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Oak Mountain Elementary School
Oak Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Oak Mountain Elementary School is 0.41, 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.