Jefferson County School District
- 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 School3400 Brown Cir
Bessemer, AL 35020
Grades: PK-8 | 413 students
- Birmingham Center Point Elementary School4801 Indian Trail
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grades: PK-2 | 675 students
- Birmingham Crumly Chapel Elementary School2201 Pershing Rd
Birmingham, AL 35214
Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
- Birmingham Minor Community School3006 Cora Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35224
Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
- Bessemer Oak Grove Elementary School9000 Tiger Cub Trail
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
- Pinson Pinson Elementary School4200 School Dr
Pinson, AL 35126
Grades: PK-2 | 813 students
- Warrior Warrior Elementary School300 Montgomery St
Warrior, AL 35180
Grades: PK-5 | 287 students
|School District Name||Jefferson County School District|
|# of Schools||n/a|
|# of Students||35,572 students|
|# of Teachers||1,958 Teacher(s)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1|
|# of Male Students||18,251 students|
|% Male Students|
|# of Female Students||17,321 students|
|% Female Students|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||59 students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||199 students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||3,083 students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||17,608 students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||14,477 students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||26 students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||120 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:||-|
- 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 Data||This School District||State Average (AL)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
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 Data||This School District||This State (AL)|
|Total Revenue||$347 MM||$30 MM|
|Spending||$457 MM||$30 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$9,627||$10,435|
|Spending / Student||$12,677||$10,558|
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