George Washington Carver High School

  • George Washington Carver High School serves 862 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • George Washington Carver 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

George Washington Carver High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • George Washington Carver High School's student population of 862 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington Carver High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington Carver High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
86%
33%
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White
n/a
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in George Washington Carver High School and the percentage of White students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Washington Carver High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.250.33
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Graduation Rate
75%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Washington Carver High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    Birmingham, AL 35234
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    1.1 miles
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    Birmingham, AL 35207
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    2.3 miles
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    (205)251-0165
    2.3 K-2 n/a
  • Birmingham Tuggle Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    2.4 miles
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  • Birmingham Inglenook School Charter School
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    2.5 miles
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    Birmingham, AL 35217
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