William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center

  • William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center serves 92 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center's student population of 92 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 1100% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students92 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of William E Burkett Multihandicapped Center is 0.59, which is equal to 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 School Rank (16-17)#1237 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
52%
33%
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White
37%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.59
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Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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