Homewood City School District

450 Dale Avenue
Homewood, AL 35209-3401
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Homewood City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 4,236 students in Homewood City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Homewood City School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
4,236 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
248 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Homewood City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 143 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Homewood City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Homewood 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Homewood 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Homewood City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.62
# American Indian Students
3 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
76 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
441 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
10%
# Black Students
638 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
15%
32%
# White Students
2,871 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
68%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
206 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
331
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
380
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
319
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
322
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
321
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
294
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
307
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
317
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
358
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
370
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
295
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
300
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
302
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,374 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has declined by 23% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,655 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has declined by 29% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$69 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Homewood City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$62 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Homewood City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,374
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Homewood City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,655
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Homewood City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Homewood City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Edgewood Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
901 College Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2400
Grades: K-5
| 807 students
Rank: #22.
Homewood Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
395 Mecca Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 870-0878
Grades: 6-8
| 982 students
Rank: #33.
Homewood High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-9663
Grades: 9-12
| 1,267 students
Rank: #44.
Shades Cahaba Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3001 Independence Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-1113
Grades: K-5
| 503 students
Rank: #55.
Hall Kent Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
213 Hall Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Homewood City School District?
Homewood City School District manages 5 public schools serving 4,236 students.
What is the rank of Homewood City School District?
Homewood City School District is ranked #3 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Homewood City School District?
68% of Homewood City School District students are White, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Homewood City School District?
Homewood City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Homewood City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,655 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has declined by 29% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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