South Hampton Elementary School

South Hampton Elementary School serves 399 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower 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 42%.
South Hampton Elementary School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

Overview

The student population of 399 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 399 students
South Hampton Elementary School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade South Hampton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 13:1 15:1
Black
99%
35%
All Ethnic Groups South Hampton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity South Hampton Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.31
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.
81%
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.
6%
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 Olin Vocational School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Daniel Payne Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillview Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BirminghamDaniel Payne Middle School
    1500 Daniel Payne Dr
    BirminghamAL 35214
    (205)231-3190
    0.8 mi | 248 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • EnsleyOlin Vocational School
    Vocational School
    1054 Ave F
    EnsleyAL 35218
    (205)783-6126
    Vocational School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • BirminghamJackson-olin High School
    510 12th St
    BirminghamAL 35218
    (205)231-6431
    1.7 mi | 1167 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • BirminghamEnsley Middle Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    1303 Ave F
    BirminghamAL 35218
    (205)231-6250
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • BirminghamEnsley High Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    1303 Ave F
    BirminghamAL 35218
    (205)231-6250
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 8-12                      

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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.