Parker High School

400 Abraham Woods Jr Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Parker High School serves 696 students in grades 9-12.
Parker High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Parker High School's student population of 696 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Rankings

Parker High 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Parker High School is 0.12, 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 Testing Rank
#1042 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
1%
55%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parker High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.120.59
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parker High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parker High School is Family Court High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Washington Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 564 students
    0.2 miles
    115 Fourth Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7740
    0.2 PK-8 564
  • Birmingham Tuggle Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 535 students
    0.6 miles
    412 12th Ct N
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205) 231-2675
    0.6 PK-5 535
  • Birmingham Wilkerson Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 314 students
    0.6 miles
    116 11th Ct W
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205) 231-2740
    0.6 6-8 314
  • Birmingham Family Court Elementary School Alternative School
    Grades: K-8
    0.8 miles
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4868
    0.8 K-8 n/a
  • Birmingham Family Court High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 22 students
    0.8 miles
    120 2nd Court N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4868
    0.8 8-12 22

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