Parker High School

Parker High School serves 884 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Parker High School operates within the Birmingham City School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 884 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 884 students
Parker High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Parker High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Parker High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Parker High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Parker High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Parker High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
99%
34%
Parker High School Black Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Parker High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.32
Parker High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
52%
Parker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Parker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,858 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,900 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,897 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
83
7
Number of Students Managed 24,858 3,026
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 74%
Birmingham City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $291 MM $30 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $371 MM $30 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,900 $10,181
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,897 $10,301
Birmingham City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Family Court High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilkerson Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BirminghamWashington Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 567 students115 Fourth Ave South
    BirminghamAL 35205
    (205)231-2310
    0.2PK-8567
  • BirminghamHill Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-5507 3rd St North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2190
    0.3KG-5n/a
  • BirminghamWilkerson Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 315 students116 11th Ct West
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2740
    0.66-8315
  • BirminghamFamily Court Elementary School
    Alternative School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-8120 2nd Court North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)583-4891
    0.8KG-8n/a
  • BirminghamFamily Court High School
    Alternative School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 20 students120 2nd Court North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)583-4891
    0.89-1220

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