Minor Community School

  • Minor Community School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minor Community 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Minor Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Minor Community School's student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Minor Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Minor Community School is 0.46, 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 School Rank (16-17)#900 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
69%
33%
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White
26%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.460.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Minor Community School is Minor High School (2.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Hampton K8 (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham South Hampton K8
    Grades: PK-8 | 549 students
    2.5 miles
    565 Sheridan Rd Pratt City
    Birmingham, AL 35214
    (205)231-6689
    2.5 PK-8 549
  • Birmingham Crumly Chapel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    2.6 miles
    2201 Pershing Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35214
    (205)379-3250
    2.6 PK-5 367
  • Adamsville Minor High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1007 students
    2.6 miles
    2285 Minor Pkwy
    Adamsville, AL 35005
    (205)379-4750
    2.6 9-12 1007
  • Birmingham Wylam K8
    Grades: PK-8 | 434 students
    2.8 miles
    701 Erie Street
    Birmingham, AL 35224
    (205)231-6800
    2.8 PK-8 434
  • Birmingham Jacksonolin High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 856 students
    3.0 miles
    1300 Avenue F Ensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205)231-6431
    3.0 8-12 856

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