Academy for Science & Foreign Language



Academy for Science & Foreign Language Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy for Science & Foreign Language Students by Grade
PK 17
K 37
1 34
2 33
3 42
4 37
5 37
6 65
7 72
8 57
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Academy for Science & Foreign Language is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Academy for Science & Foreign Language is the 448th largest public school in Alabama and the 28,402nd largest nationally. It has 9.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,402nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 448th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 20th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 178th out of 783

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Academy for Science & Foreign Language Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 219
(51%)
8,170
(49%)
 Male 212
(49%)
8,581
(51%)

Academy for Science & Foreign Language Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 229
(53%)
7,011
(42%)
 White 112
(26%)
7,439
(44%)
 Hispanic 59
(14%)
1,311
(8%)
 Asian 21
(5%)
341
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
516
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
75
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

Academy for Science & Foreign Language Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 208
(48%)
7,954
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 196
(45%)
8,119
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
678
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Academy for Science & Foreign Language is ranked 521st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Academy for Science & Foreign Language students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Academy for Science & Foreign Language Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 470
2006 489
2007 424
2008 399
2009 428
2010 441
2011 432
2012 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 12.4
2007 11.5
2008 11.8
2009 9.9
2010 9
2011 10.1
2012 9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48723404255319
2006 0.46625766871166
2007 0.45990566037736
2008 0.50877192982456
2009 0.57476635514019
2010 0.60997732426304
2011 0.5787037037037
2012 0.51740139211137

Compare Academy for Science & Foreign Language to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
900.0% 9.0:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Academy for Science & Foreign Language
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 09 431 9:1  
Davis Hills Middle School
Huntsville, AL
Public 06 - 09 393 14.2:1 1 miles
First Baptist Child Development Center & Academy
Huntsville, AL
Private PK - 04 283 12:1 1 miles
Montview Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 321 17.3:1 1 miles
West Mastin Lake Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 370 12.2:1 2 miles
Lakewood Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 459 14.6:1 2 miles
Edward White Middle School
Huntsville, AL
Public 06 - 09 459 11.7:1 2 miles
Highlands Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 465 13.4:1 2 miles
Rolling Hills Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
Public PK - 05 416 14.8:1 2 miles
Islamic Academy of Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
Private PK - 05 53 5:1 3 miles
Providence Classical School
Huntsville, AL
Private PK - 12 184 9:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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