Ramsay High School

  • Ramsay High School serves 799 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Ramsay High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Ramsay High School's student population of 799 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ramsay High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ramsay High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#490 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
97%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ramsay High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.060.34
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Graduation Rate≥99%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ramsay 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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • Birmingham Engle Day Treatment Special Education School
    Grades: 1-7
    0.6 miles
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    Birmingham, AL 35223
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    Grades: K-12
    0.7 miles
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    Grades: PK-5 | 835 students
    0.8 miles
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I attended Ramsey when the school was first integrated. I enjoyed the dance instructor and civic teacher.The experienced influenced my life. My hope is more diversity and continued success with preparing future successful and thoughtful leaders.
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5  
Not only does Ramsay provide an enriching academic experience, but it was awarded for having a safe campus relatively free of discipline problems. Also the athletic teams are extremely competitive with the basketball program having won 2 state championships and consitantly competing for state titles.
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