Center Point High School

1000 Eagle Drive
Birmingham, AL 35215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Center Point High School serves 770 students in grades 9-12.
Center Point High School 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 10-14% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower 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

Center Point High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Center Point High School's student population of 770 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Center Point High School 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 Center Point High School is 0.06, 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
#1209 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
97%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Graduation Rate
81%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Center Point High School is Huffman High Schoolmagnet (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Erwin Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Erwin Intermediate School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Erwin Intermediate School Math: 22% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 661 students
    0.0 miles
    528 23rd Ave Nw
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 379-3350
    0 3-5 661
  • Birmingham Erwin Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
    0.0 miles
    532 23rd Avenue Nw
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 379-3430
    0 6-8 645
  • Birmingham Center Point Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 705 students
    0.7 miles
    4801 Indian Trail
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 379-2900
    0.7 PK-2 705
  • Birmingham Sun Valley Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 634 students
    1.0 miles
    1010 18th Ave Nw
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5740
    1 PK-5 634
  • Birmingham Chalkville Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,276 student
    2.1 miles
    940 Chalkville School Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 379-2950
    2.1 K-5 1,276

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