Birmingham City School District

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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 Schools11 Schools509 Schools
# of Students5,989 Students265,460 Students
# of Teachers351 Teachers15,460 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 65% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Birmingham City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.130.56
# of American Indian Students26 Students3,528 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students3 Students3,398 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students269 Students17,370 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# of Black Students5,573 Students79,989 Students
% Black Students
93%
30%
# of White Students61 Students156,762 Students
% White Students
1%
59%
# of Hawaiian Students9 Students252 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students48 Students4,161 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 1,143
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 3,097
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 3,017
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 3,068
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 3,154
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 3,454
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 3,645
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 5,101
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 9,675
# of Students in 8th Grade:310,729
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,71557,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,39655,318
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,44653,917
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,42952,845
# 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 High 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 student
  • Dupuy Alternative School Alternative School
    4500 14th Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)231-3250

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • 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: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3900 24th St N
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205)231-3900

    Grades: 9-12 | 771 students
  • Homebound High School Special Education School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)231-4777

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Huffman High Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 Springville Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5000

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,363 student
  • Jacksonolin High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1300 Avenue F Ensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205)231-6431

    Grades: 8-12 | 856 students
  • Parker High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    400 Abraham Woods Jr Blvd
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205)231-2370

    Grades: 9-12 | 696 students
  • Ramsay High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1800 13th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 800 students
  • Wenonah High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2800 Wilson Rd Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205)231-1675

    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
  • Woodlawn High Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5620 First Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)231-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 745 students
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