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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 51 public schools in Birmingham City School District, serving 23,777 students.
  • Public school in Birmingham City School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Alabama public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
  • The top ranked public school in Birmingham City School District are Princeton School, Phillips Academy and Christian School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameBirmingham City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bhamcityschools.org
School District Phone Number(205)231-4220
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools51 Schools1,474 Schools
# of Students23,777 Students742,195 Students
# of Teachers1,321 Teachers42,154 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 137 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 56% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birmingham City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birmingham City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
77%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Birmingham City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.170.59
# of American Indian Students58 Students6,934 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students26 Students10,786 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students1,559 Students58,766 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# of Black Students21,630 Students243,597 Students
% Black Students
91%
33%
# of White Students290 Students404,645 Students
% White Students
1%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students31 Students840 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students183 Students16,627 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:79915,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,05454,954
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,97656,387
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,05855,562
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,04957,484
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,97558,492
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,94257,872
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,68755,711
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,68055,600
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,57155,226
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,71557,301
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,39655,318
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,44653,920
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,42952,848
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,602 is higher than the state average of $10,446. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,792 is higher than the state average of $10,415. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$291 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Birmingham City  School District and average revenue for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$371 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Birmingham City  School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,602$10,446
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Birmingham City  School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,792$10,415
This chart display average spending per public school student in Birmingham City  School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Birmingham City School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Adolescent Day Treatment Special Education School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4633

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Arrington Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2101 Jefferson Ave Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205)231-1130

    Grades: 6-8 | 309 students
  • Avondale Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4000 8th Ct S
    Birmingham, AL 35222
    (205)231-7130

    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
  • Barrett Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7601 Division Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205)231-8130

    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
  • Bush Hills Academy Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 16th Street West
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205)231-6370

    Grades: PK-8 | 476 students
  • Bush K8 Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1832 Center Way S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7190

    Grades: PK-8 | 358 students
  • Central Park Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4915 Ave Q
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205)231-1250

    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
  • Charles A Brown Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4811 Court J
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205)231-6860

    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
  • Christian School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 20%
    725 Mountain Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205)231-5249

    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
  • City Elementary School Alternative School
    901 9th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205)231-2288

    Grades: 7-8 | n/a students
  • Dupuy Alternative School Alternative School
    4500 14th Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)231-3250

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Engle Day Treatment Special Education School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4776

    Grades: 1-7 | n/a students
  • Epic School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1000 10th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7370

    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
  • Family Court Elementary School Alternative School
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4868

    Grades: K-8 | n/a students
  • Family Court High School Alternative School
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4868

    Grades: 8-12 | 22 students
  • George Washington Carver High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3900 24th St N
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205)231-3900

    Grades: 9-12 | 771 students
  • Glen Iris Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1115 11th Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7440

    Grades: PK-5 | 737 students
  • Green Acres Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1220 67th Street West
    Birmingham, AL 35228
    (205)313-1370

    Grades: 6-8 | 372 students
  • Hayes K8 Math: 11% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    505 43rd Street North
    Birmingham, AL 35222
    (205)231-8900

    Grades: PK-8 | 792 students
  • Hemphill Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    714 12th Street Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205)231-7500

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Homebound Elementary School Special Education School
    2015 Park Place
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4777

    Grades: K-6 | 4 students
  • Homebound High School Special Education School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4777

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Hudson Keight School Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3300 F L Shuttlesworth Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205)231-3000

    Grades: PK-8 | 750 students
  • Huffman Academy Math: 21% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1212 Cheyenne Boulevard
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 825 students
  • Huffman High Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 Springville Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5000

    Grades: 8-12 | 1363 students
  • Huffman Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    517 Huffman Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5370

    Grades: 6-8 | 401 students
  • Inglenook School Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4120 Inglenook Street
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205)231-3310

    Grades: PK-8 | 442 students
  • Jacksonolin High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1300 Avenue F Ensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205)231-6431

    Grades: 8-12 | 856 students
  • Jones Valley Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2000 31st Street Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205)231-1040

    Grades: 6-8 | 373 students
  • Martha Gaskins K5 Math: 40% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 Dalton Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-9200

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Minor Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2425 Ave Sensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205)231-6555

    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
  • Norwood Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3136 Norwood Blvd
    Birmingham, AL 35234
    (205)231-3620

    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
  • Oliver K5 School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6871 6th Court S
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)231-8620

    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
  • Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    501 81st Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205)231-9400

    Grades: 6-8 | 346 students
  • Oxmoor K5 Math: 19% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3600 Sydney Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205)231-1200

    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
  • Show 16 more public schools in Birmingham City School District (out of 51 total schools)
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