South Hampton K8
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About South Hampton K8
South Hampton K8 is an innovative school located in the heart of South Hampton, Virginia. Established in 2016, the school is committed to providing a quality education to students of all ages and backgrounds. South Hampton K8 offers a comprehensive curriculum that focuses on developing the whole child through creative and engaging learning experiences. The school’s mission is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become successful, responsible citizens in an ever-changing world.
The school’s academic program is designed to meet the needs of all students, from those who are just beginning to explore the world of learning to those who are ready to take on more challenging courses. South Hampton K8 offers a variety of classes, including math, science, English, social studies, and physical education. The school also provides a variety of extracurricular activities, such as art, music, and athletics.
South Hampton K8 is committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity, and strives to create an atmosphere of respect and understanding. South Hampton K8 also encourages parents and guardians to be involved in their children’s education, providing resources and support to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.
565 Sheridan Rd Pratt City
Birmingham, AL 35214
PreK – 8
Overview South Hampton K8
South Hampton K8 serves 528 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
South Hampton 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 4% (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 22% (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 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on South Hampton K8
South Hampton 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 South Hampton K8 is 0.11, 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.