Homewood High School

1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Homewood High School serves 1,226 students in grades 9-12.
Homewood High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Homewood High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Homewood High School's student population of 1,226 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Rankings

Homewood High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Homewood High School is 0.58, 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
#107 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
22%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Graduation Rate
96%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Homewood High School is Ramsay High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Homewood Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham East Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-3 | 808 students
    0.8 miles
    2109 Tyson Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5200
    0.8 PK-3 808
  • Birmingham Shades Cahaba Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 577 students
    1.3 miles
    3001 Independence Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 871-1113
    1.3 K-5 577
  • Birmingham Edgewood Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 794 students
    1.4 miles
    901 College Ave
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 423-2400
    1.4 K-5 794
  • Birmingham Homewood Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 960 students
    1.7 miles
    395 Mecca Avenue
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 870-0878
    1.7 6-8 960
  • Birmingham West Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 779 students
    1.8 miles
    1965 Merryvale Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 402-5151
    1.8 PK-3 779

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