Wilkerson Middle School

  • Wilkerson Middle School serves 299 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Wilkerson Middle School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 299 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 299 students
Wilkerson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wilkerson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Wilkerson Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Wilkerson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Wilkerson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
6%
6%
Wilkerson Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
93%
33%
Wilkerson Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
n/a
56%
Wilkerson Middle School White Students (2012-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wilkerson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Wilkerson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Wilkerson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.13 0.32
Wilkerson Middle 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.
61%
47%
Wilkerson Middle 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%
Wilkerson Middle 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 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 Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
6
Number of Students Managed 23,932 2,879
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
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 Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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