George Washington Carver High School

  • George Washington Carver High School serves 862 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • George Washington Carver High School operates within the Birmingham City School District.
  • Birmingham City School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 862 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students862 students
Gender %George Washington Carver High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Students by GradeGeorge Washington Carver High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Hispanic
12%
7%
Black
86%
33%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsGeorge Washington Carver High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.58
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District's student population of 24,693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 63% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,602 is higher than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,792 is higher than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
6
Number of Students Managed24,6932,907
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate54%74%
Birmingham City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2016)
District Total Revenue$291 MM$30 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$371 MM$30 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$11,602$10,349
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,792$10,471
Birmingham City School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Alabama public schools have a diversity score of 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Alabama is Decatur City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.