Wylam Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Wylam Elementary School
Wylam Elementary School is a public school located in Wylam, Alabama. It is part of the Jefferson County Public School System and serves students in grades K-5. Wylam Elementary School is dedicated to providing a quality education that is centered around the needs of its students. The school focuses on providing a safe, nurturing environment that encourages students to reach their full potential. Wylam Elementary School offers a variety of educational programs and activities that are tailored to meet the needs of each student. These include music, art, physical education, and technology classes.
The school also has a highly qualified staff who are committed to providing students with the best possible education. Teachers are experienced and knowledgeable and strive to create an engaging learning environment. The school also has a strong focus on parental involvement and encourages parents to be involved in their child’s education.
Wylam Elementary School is proud to be part of the Jefferson County Public School System and is committed to providing the best possible education for its students.
701 Erie Street
Birmingham, AL 35224
PreK – 5
Overview Wylam Elementary School
Wylam Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wylam 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 ≤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 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Wylam Elementary School
Wylam 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 Wylam Elementary School is 0.10, 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.