West End Academy
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About West End Academy
West End Academy is an independent school located in the heart of London. Founded in 1878, West End Academy is one of the oldest and most respected educational institutions in the city. The school offers an exceptional education to students from nursery to sixth form and is renowned for its academic excellence.
The school’s curriculum is designed to provide students with a balanced and comprehensive education. The curriculum includes a range of subjects, from traditional core subjects such as English, mathematics and science, to more contemporary subjects such as media studies and modern foreign languages. In addition, West End Academy offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities, including music, drama, sports and outdoor pursuits.
The school is committed to providing students with an environment that encourages learning and development. West End Academy has a strong commitment to pastoral care and provides a safe and supportive environment for students to thrive. The school also has a wide range of support services, including a dedicated student support team and a range of extracurricular activities.
West End Academy is dedicated to providing its students with a quality education and an enjoyable learning experience. With its commitment to excellence, West End Academy is an ideal choice for parents looking for a quality education for their children.
1840 Pearson Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
PreK – 5
Overview West End Academy
West End Academy serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West End Academy 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 West End Academy
West End Academy 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 West End Academy 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.