Hemphill Elementary School

714 12th Street Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hemphill Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hemphill Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Hemphill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Hemphill Elementary School's student population of 480 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students480 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hemphill Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Hemphill Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Hemphill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hemphill Elementary School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1176 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
97%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hemphill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hemphill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hemphill Elementary School and the percentage of public school 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hemphill Elementary School is Family Court High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Family Court Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Princeton School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Princeton School Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 254 students
    0.8 miles
    1425 2nd Ave W
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205) 231-2500
    0.8 PK-5 254
  • Birmingham West End Academy Math: 18% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 640 students
    1.1 miles
    1840 Pearson Avenue Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 231-1742
    1.1 PK-5 640
  • Birmingham Family Court Elementary School Alternative School
    Grades: K-8
    1.3 miles
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4868
    1.3 K-8 n/a
  • Birmingham Family Court High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 22 students
    1.3 miles
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4868
    1.3 8-12 22
  • Pleasant Grove Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School Math: 82% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 282 students
    1.4 miles
    805 7th Ave
    Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
    (205) 379-5280
    1.4 6-8 282

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