Christian School

  • Christian School serves 658 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Christian School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Christian School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Christian School's student population of 658 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Christian School is ranked within the top 20% 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 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Christian School is 0.13, 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)#225 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
93%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.130.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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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

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    1.7 miles
    8400 1st Ave S
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  • Birmingham Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 346 students
    1.9 miles
    501 81st Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205)231-9400
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    2.2 miles
    900 Springville Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205)231-5000
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