1901 S Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Homewood High School serves 1,223 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 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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 1,223 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 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 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
16%
32%
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White
64%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
96%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Calendar

View the Homewood High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Homewood High School Open House
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)
Homewood Middle School Open House
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)
Labor Day - Schools Closed
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break - Schools Closed
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Veterans Day - Schools Closed
November 11, 2022 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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