Paul W Bryant High School

  • Paul W Bryant High School serves 1,122 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (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 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) 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 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Paul W Bryant High School's student population of 1,122 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,122 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul W Bryant High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul W Bryant High School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1167 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
87%
33%
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White
10%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul W Bryant High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.230.59
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
School here at PWBHS is ok. Teachers need to be more strict with students and we need to have more freedom in school. the band is awesome! if you want to come to an award winning band, id reccomend PWBHS to be the school for you. We've won hundereds of trophies
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Paul W. Bryant is a nice school. Just like any other school, it just depends on who you hang out with. I attend this school and i love it!
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