Parker High School

  • Parker High School serves 830 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Parker High School operates within the Birmingham City School District.
  • Birmingham City School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 830 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students830 students
Parker High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Parker High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Parker High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeParker High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Parker High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Parker High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
n/a
33%
Parker High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Parker High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.010.58
Parker High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
47%
Parker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Parker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District's student population of 23,932 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,982 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,602 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
6
Number of Students Managed23,9322,879
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate54%74%
Birmingham City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$273 MM$28 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$288 MM$29 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,982$9,721
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,602$10,229
Birmingham City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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