Homewood City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 4,200 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 75% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Homewood City School District are Edgewood Elementary School, Shades Cahaba Elementary School and Homewood Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Homewood City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Homewood City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
4,200 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
304 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Homewood City School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#5 out of 139 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Homewood City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Homewood City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.61
# American Indian Students
3 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
89 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
434 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# Black Students
640 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
15%
32%
# White Students
2,830 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
68%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
204 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
22
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
362
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
303
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
329
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
321
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
289
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
302
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
322
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
368
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
359
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
315
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
298
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
308
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
302
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,736 is higher than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,631 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$66 MM
$31 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$62 MM
$31 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,736
$11,215
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,631
$11,262
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Homewood City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Edgewood Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
901 College Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2400
Grades: K-5
| 785 students
Rank: #22.
Shades Cahaba Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3001 Independence Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-1113
Grades: K-5
| 479 students
Rank: #33.
Homewood Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
395 Mecca Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 870-0878
Grades: 6-8
| 1,049 students
Rank: #44.
Homewood High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-9663
Grades: 9-12
| 1,223 students
Rank: #55.
Hall Kent Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
213 Hall Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 423-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 664 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Homewood City School District
  • 450 Dale Avenue, Homewood, AL, 35209-3401
  • (205) 870-4203
  • homewood.k12.al.us
  • Students: 4,200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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