900 16th Street West
Birmingham, AL 35208
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bush Hills Academy serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bush Hills Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Bush Hills Academy's student population of 476 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Bush Hills Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bush Hills Academy is 0.08, 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1246 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
1%
55%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bush Hills Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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