Wilkerson Middle School

Wilkerson Middle School serves 315 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 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%.
Wilkerson Middle School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 315 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 315 students
Wilkerson Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wilkerson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Wilkerson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wilkerson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 22:1 16:1
Wilkerson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
10%
5%
Wilkerson Middle School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
89%
34%
Wilkerson Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.20 0.32
Wilkerson Middle School Diversity Score (2003-2014)
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.
85%
52%
Wilkerson Middle 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.
3%
6%
Wilkerson Middle 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 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)
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 Parker High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glenn Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hill Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • BirminghamParker High School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 884 students400 Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2370
    0.69-12884
  • BirminghamHill Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5507 3rd St North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)231-2190
    0.8KG-5n/a
  • BirminghamWashington Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 567 students115 Fourth Ave South
    BirminghamAL 35205
    (205)231-2310
    0.8PK-8567
  • BirminghamFamily Court Elementary School
    Alternative School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-8120 2nd Court North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)583-4891
    1.3KG-8n/a
  • BirminghamFamily Court High School
    Alternative School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 20 students120 2nd Court North
    BirminghamAL 35204
    (205)583-4891
    1.39-1220

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