Jefferson County Virtual School

2100 18th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35209
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson County Virtual School serves 341 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Jefferson County Virtual School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson County Virtual School's student population of 341 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
n/a
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School Rankings

Jefferson County Virtual School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson County Virtual School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#683 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
24%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
60%
32%
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White
35%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
89%
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson County Virtual School's ranking?
Jefferson County Virtual School is ranked #683 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jefferson County Virtual School?
The graduation rate of Jefferson County Virtual School is 80%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Jefferson County Virtual School?
341 students attend Jefferson County Virtual School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Jefferson County Virtual School students are Black, 35% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Jefferson County Virtual School offer ?
Jefferson County Virtual School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson County Virtual School part of?
Jefferson County Virtual School is part of Jefferson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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