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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • George Washington Carver High School operates within the Birmingham City School District.
  • Birmingham City School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the Alabama state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • George Washington Carver High School's student population of 862 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 16% over five school 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

  • George Washington Carver High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
38%
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 Score0.250.33
Graduation Rate
75%
87%
George Washington Carver High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of George Washington Carver High School is Birmingham City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Birmingham City School District's student population of 24,693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 55% over five school 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 school 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 school 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)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    19%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    19%
    38%
    District Graduation Rate
    77%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$291 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$371 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,602$10,349
    District Spending / Student$14,792$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • Birmingham Lewis Elementary School Charter School
      Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
      1.0 miles
      2015 26th Ave N
      Birmingham, AL 35234
      (205)231-3440
      1.0 PK-5 305
    • Birmingham Hudson K-eight School Charter School
      Grades: PK-8 | 751 students
      1.1 miles
      3300 F. L. Shuttlesworth Dr.
      Birmingham, AL 35207
      (205)231-3000
      1.1 PK-8 751
    • Birmingham Ucp Of Greater Birmingham Special Education School
      Charter School
      Grades: K-2
      2.3 miles
      2430 11th Avenue North
      Birmingham, AL 35234
      (205)251-0165
      2.3 K-2 n/a
    • Birmingham Tuggle Elementary School Charter School
      Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
      2.4 miles
      412 12th Ct N
      Birmingham, AL 35204
      (205)231-2675
      2.4 PK-5 567
    • Birmingham Inglenook School Charter School
      Grades: K-8 | 419 students
      2.5 miles
      4120 Inglenook Street
      Birmingham, AL 35217
      (205)231-3310
      2.5 K-8 419

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