Bush K8

1832 Center Way S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bush K8 serves 358 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bush K8 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bush K8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Bush K8's student population of 358 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students358 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bush K8
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Bush K8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bush K8 is 0.12, 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 Testing Rank
#1190 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
Black
94%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bush K8 and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bush K8 and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.120.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bush K8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bush K8 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Bush K8 is Jacksonolin High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Minor Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Minor Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    0.7 miles
    2425 Ave Sensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205) 231-6555
    0.7 PK-5 455
  • Birmingham Jacksonolin High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 856 students
    1.0 miles
    1300 Avenue F Ensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205) 231-6431
    1 8-12 856
  • Fairfield Donald Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 329 students
    1.2 miles
    715 Valley Rd
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 783-6823
    1.2 K-6 329
  • Birmingham Charles A Brown Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
    1.3 miles
    4811 Court J
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205) 231-6860
    1.3 PK-5 406
  • Fairfield Fairfield Area Vocational School Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    1.3 miles
    610 Valley Rd
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205) 783-6850
    1.3 10-12 n/a

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