Ramsay High School

Ramsay High School serves 800 students in grades 9-12.
Ramsay High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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 800 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Ramsay High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ramsay High School is 0.06, 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
#104 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
97%
33%
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White
1%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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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, middle school and elementary school to Ramsay High School is Adolescent Day Treatment (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Adolescent Day Treatment Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.6 miles
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4633
    0.6 K-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Engle Day Treatment Special Education School
    Grades: 1-7
    0.6 miles
    2015 Park Place N
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 231-4776
    0.6 1-7 n/a
  • Birmingham Spain Rehab Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.7 miles
    1717 6th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 943-4169
    0.7 K-12 n/a
  • Birmingham Glen Iris Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 737 students
    0.8 miles
    1115 11th Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7440
    0.8 PK-5 737
  • Birmingham Epic School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 10th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 231-7370
    1 PK-5 410

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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