3900 24th St N
Birmingham, AL 35207
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
George Washington Carver High School serves 771 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

George Washington Carver High School's student population of 771 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
771 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Student's Last Day
June 09, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

George Washington Carver High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George Washington Carver High School is 0.28, 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1207 out of 1263 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%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
84%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Graduation Rate
80%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Btm 50%)

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