Birmingham City School District

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Pre-K
(17)
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(17)
 
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(53)
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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 13 public high schools managed by Birmingham City School District serving 6,519 students in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the state average of 18:1.

Birmingham City School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Birmingham Adolescent Day Treatment Special Education School
    Charter School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205)934-1241

    Grades: K-12 | 3 students
  • Birmingham Family Court High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)583-4891

    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students
  • Birmingham Gateway School Special Education School
    Charter School
    5201 Airport Hwy.
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)592-8374

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Birmingham George Washington Carver High School Charter School
    3900 24th St N
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205)231-3900

    Grades: 9-12 | 862 students
  • Birmingham Homebound High School Special Education School
    Charter School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35223
    (205)251-5096

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Birmingham Huffman High Sch-magnet Magnet School
    Charter School
    900 Springville Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5000

    Grades: PK-12 | 1433 students
  • Birmingham Jackson-olin High School Charter School
    1300 Avenue F Ensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205)231-6431

    Grades: 8-12 | 947 students
  • Birmingham Kennedy Alternative High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    4500 14th Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (334)242-9700

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Birmingham Parker High School Charter School
    400 Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd.
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205)231-2370

    Grades: 9-12 | 820 students
  • Birmingham Ramsay High School Charter School
    1800 13th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)231-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 812 students
  • Birmingham Wenonah High School Charter School
    2800 Wilson Rd Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (205)231-1660

    Grades: 9-12 | 791 students
  • Birmingham Woodlawn High Sch-magnet Magnet School
    Charter School
    5620 First Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)599-8700

    Grades: 9-12 | 824 students
  • Birmingham Workshop Incorporate High School Charter School
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)592-9683

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students

Overview

School District NameBirmingham City School District
# of Schools53
# of Students24,693
# of Teachers1,293
Student : Teacher Ratio19
# of Male Students12,475
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students12,218
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.15
# of American Indian Students37
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students28
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students1,359
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students22,803
% Black Students
92%
# of White Students281
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Students21
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students164
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:683
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,167
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,227
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,207
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,111
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,966
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,865
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,716
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,627
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,609
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,783
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,777
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,584
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,371
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 55% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birmingham City School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birmingham City School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
77%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Birmingham City School District and graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,602 is higher than the state average of $10,349. 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 $10,471. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,602$10,349
This chart display average revenue per student in Birmingham City School District and average revenue per student in AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,792$10,471
This chart display average spending per student in Birmingham City School District and average spending per student in AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Birmingham City School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.15, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.33. The most diverse school in the district is Adolescent Day Treatment. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.