Wilkerson Middle School

Wilkerson Middle School serves 330 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Wilkerson Middle School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

Overview

The student population of 330 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 330 students
Wilkerson Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Wilkerson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wilkerson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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
Wilkerson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
9%
5%
Wilkerson Middle School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
91%
34%
Wilkerson Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wilkerson Middle 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.
0.17 0.31
Wilkerson Middle School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
92%
52%
Wilkerson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Wilkerson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,140 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,706 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,921 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
83
7
Number of Students Managed 28,140 2,979
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $294 MM $29 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $31 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,706 $9,620
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,921 $10,180
Birmingham City School District 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 Parker High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BirminghamParker High School
    900 4th St North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2370
    0.6 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 863 students                      
  • BirminghamWashington Elementary School
    901 9th Ave North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2310
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-9 | 465 students                      
  • BirminghamHill Elementary School
    507 3rd St North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2190
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 462 students                      
  • BirminghamFamily Court Elementary School
    Alternative School
    120 2nd Court North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)583-4891
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-9 | 1 students                      
  • BirminghamFamily Court High School
    Alternative School
    120 2nd Court North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)583-4891
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 24 students                      

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