Christian Alternative School

725 Mountain Dr

Birmingham, AL 35206-1743

Tel: (205)231-5250
Grades: KG-9

606 students

Christian Alternative School serves 606 students in grades KG-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Christian Alternative School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

Overview

The student population of 606 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades KG-9
Total Students 606 students
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade Christian Alternative School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Black
96%
35%
White
2%
58%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.08 0.31
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.
55%
51%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,966 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
7
Number of Students Managed 25,966 3,032
Birmingham City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $294 MM $29 MM
Birmingham City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $31 MM
Birmingham City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,706 $9,620
Birmingham City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,921 $10,180
Birmingham City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mcneel School - Vacca Campus (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Huffman Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Roebuck Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BirminghamHuffman Middle School
    517 Huffman Rd
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)231-5370
    1.1 mi | 300 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • BirminghamBanks Middle School
    721 86th St South
    BirminghamAL 35206
    (205)231-5190
    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • BirminghamMartha Gaskins Middle School
    200 Dalton Dr
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)231-9200
    1.2 mi | 357 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • BirminghamMcneel School - Vacca Campus
    Alternative School
    8950 Roebuck Blvd
    BirminghamAL 35206
    (205)838-4981
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • BirminghamNorth Roebuck Elementary School
    300 Red Ln Rd
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)231-5500
    1.3 mi | 509 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Birmingham, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.17, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Birmingham is Fultondale High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.