Powderly Elementary School
|Powderly Elementary School|
|Birmingham City Schools|
|Location||1901 20th Street Southwest, (map)|
|Principal||Andrea Gaines Wallace|
Powderly Elementary School is an elementary school in the Birmingham City Schools system located at 1901 20th Street Southwest at the intersection of Dawson Avenue Southwest in the Powderly neighborhood. Formerly part of Jefferson County Schools, the school became part of the Birmingham system when the neighborhood was annexed into Birmingham in 1953-54. The principal is Andrea Gaines Wallace.
Under the most recent school consolidation plan proposed by acting superintendent Barbara Allen and approved by the Board, Powderly Elementary would close in the Summer of 2011 with students transferring to a Lee Elementary School, adjacent to West End High School.