8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Washington K8
Washington K8 is a public elementary school located in the historic Washington neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. It is part of the St. Louis Public Schools district and serves students in grades kindergarten through 8th grade. Washington K8 offers a rigorous curriculum, including math, science, social studies, language arts, and physical education. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and after-school programs. Washington K8 is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all of its students. The school has a highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff that strive to ensure that each student is able to reach their full potential. Washington K8 is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop into responsible and successful adults.
115 Fourth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
PreK – 8
Overview Washington K8
Washington K8 serves 465 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Washington 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 5% (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 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to 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 and Hispanic).
Verdict on Washington K8
Washington 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 Washington K8 is 0.47, 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.