University Place Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About University Place Elementary School
University Place Elementary School is an award-winning public school located in University Place, Washington. This school serves over 500 students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming learning environment for all students.
At University Place Elementary School, a strong emphasis is placed on academic excellence. The school offers a rigorous academic program with a focus on core subjects such as math, science, language arts, and social studies. In addition, the school encourages students to explore their creativity through art, music, and physical education.
University Place Elementary School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities. These activities include student clubs, athletics, and community service opportunities. The school also has a strong focus on technology and offers students a variety of opportunities to explore the world of technology.
The faculty and staff at University Place Elementary School are committed to helping each student reach their full potential. The school provides a supportive and nurturing environment for students to grow and learn. University Place Elementary School is a wonderful place for children to learn and grow.
2000 First Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
PreK – 5
Overview University Place Elementary School
University Place Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
University Place Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (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 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on University Place Elementary School
University Place 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 University Place Elementary School is 0.38, 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.