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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 8 public preschools managed by Jefferson County School District serving 4,407 students in Bessemer, Alabama.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama state average of 45%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the state average of 18:1.

Jefferson County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bessemer Brighton Middle School
    3400 Brown Cir
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205)379-2650

    Grades: PK-8 | 413 students
  • Birmingham Center Point Elementary School
    4801 Indian Trail
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)379-2900

    Grades: PK-2 | 675 students
  • Birmingham Crumly Chapel Elementary School
    2201 Pershing Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35214
    (205)379-3250

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Fultondale Fultondale Elementary School
    950 Central Ave
    Fultondale, AL 35068
    (205)379-3450

    Grades: PK-6 | 895 students
  • Birmingham Minor Community School
    3006 Cora Avenue
    Birmingham, AL 35224
    (205)379-4800

    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
  • Bessemer Oak Grove Elementary School
    9000 Tiger Cub Trail
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205)379-2450

    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
  • Pinson Pinson Elementary School
    4200 School Dr
    Pinson, AL 35126
    (205)379-5050

    Grades: PK-2 | 813 students
  • Warrior Warrior Elementary School
    300 Montgomery St
    Warrior, AL 35180
    (205)379-5500

    Grades: PK-5 | 287 students

Overview

School District NameJefferson County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students35,572 students
# of Teachers1,958 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
# of Male Students18,251 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students17,321 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.58
# of American Indian Students59 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students199 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students3,083 students
% Hispanic Students
9%
# of Black Students17,608 students
% Black Students
49%
# of White Students14,477 students
% White Students
41%
# of Hawaiian Students26 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students120 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:151
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,464
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,648
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,725
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,913
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,779
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,484
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,553
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,507
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,924
# of Students in 10th Grade:3,009
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,850
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,777
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County 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 92% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson County 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)
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson County 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
92%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson County School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,627 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,435. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,677 is higher than the state average of $10,558. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$347 MM$30 MM
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Spending$457 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson County School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,627$10,435
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson County School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,677$10,558
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson County School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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