Christian School

725 Mountain Dr
Birmingham, AL 35206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Christian School serves 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Christian School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Christian School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Christian School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Christian School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#374 out of 1276 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
91%
32%
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White
2%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Christian School's ranking?
Christian School is ranked #374 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Christian School?
642 students attend Christian School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Christian School students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Christian School?
Christian School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Christian School offer ?
Christian School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Christian School part of?
Christian School is part of Birmingham City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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