Bush K8 (Closed 2021)

1832 Center Way S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bush K8 served 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 13% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 24% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
340 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
13%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bush K8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
24%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bush K8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bush K8 and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bush K8 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
95%
32%
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 2020-21 school year data.
White
n/a
53%
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%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Bush K8 and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
48%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AL state average).
How many students attend Bush K8?
340 students attend Bush K8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Bush K8 students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bush K8?
Bush K8 has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bush K8 offer ?
Bush K8 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Bush K8 part of?

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