Southview Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Southview Elementary School
Southview Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of the city of Southview. It is a part of the Southview Unified School District and serves students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
At Southview Elementary, students are provided with a high-quality education that emphasizes academic excellence and the development of life skills. The school offers a wide range of activities and programs to meet the needs of all students. Southview Elementary offers a variety of extra-curricular opportunities, including sports teams, art and music classes, and after-school clubs.
Southview Elementary is committed to creating a safe, nurturing, and stimulating learning environment for all students. The school is proud to be a leader in educational technology, providing students with the latest tools and resources to help them succeed.
Southview Elementary is a great place for students to learn, grow, and thrive. It is a place where students are encouraged to reach their full potential and develop the skills necessary to become successful, productive citizens.
2601 Southview Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
PreK – 5
Overview Southview Elementary School
Southview Elementary School serves 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southview Elementary School 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 3% (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 26% (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 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Southview Elementary School
Southview Elementary School 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 Southview Elementary School is 0.19, 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.