Booker T Washington Magnet High School

  • Booker T Washington Magnet High School serves 406 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Booker T Washington Magnet High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Booker T Washington Magnet High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Booker T Washington Magnet High School's student population of 406 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Booker T Washington Magnet High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Booker T Washington Magnet High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#528 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
65%
33%
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White
23%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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I definitely would recommend this school to really just about anyone, but definitely people who enjoy arts. Just this past week I attended B.T.W.'s showcase and it was spectacular! I loved every minute of it. It's really amazing what these students can do.
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