Red Bay Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Red Bay Elementary School
Red Bay Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Red Bay, Alabama. It is part of the Franklin County School System and serves students in grades K-5. The school has a rich history of academic excellence and a commitment to providing students with a quality education.
Red Bay Elementary School has a strong focus on academic achievement and offers a wide range of academic programs, including Advanced Placement classes, a gifted program, and a variety of extracurricular activities. The school also offers a wide range of support services, including a full-time guidance counselor, a mental health counselor, and a school nurse.
Red Bay Elementary School is committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has implemented a variety of safety measures, such as security cameras, a secure entry system, and a lockdown procedure. The school also provides a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs.
Red Bay Elementary School is a great place for students to learn and grow. With its commitment to academic excellence and a safe learning environment, Red Bay Elementary School is an excellent choice for families looking for a quality education for their children.
800 8th Street
Red Bay, AL 35582
PreK – 6
Overview Red Bay Elementary School
Red Bay Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Red Bay Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 45% (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 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Red Bay Elementary School
Red Bay Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Red Bay Elementary School is 0.15, 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.