Homewood High School

  • Homewood High School serves 1,175 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Homewood High School's student population of 1,175 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homewood High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homewood High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#301 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Homewood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Homewood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
25%
33%
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White
59%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Homewood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.580.34
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Homewood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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