Bessemer, AL
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Bessemer Public Schools


Bessemer City School District Details

Bessemer City School District
1621 5 Th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35020

3,995 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 16)

Bessemer City School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Abrams Elem School
1200 23 Rd Street N
Bessemer, AL, 35020
PK-05
Bessemer Ctr For Tech School
4940 Premiere Parkway
Bessemer, AL, 35022
09-12
Charles F Hard Elem School
2801 Arlington Ave
Bessemer, AL, 35020
PK-05
Greenwood Elem School
5012 Roselyn Road Southeast
Bessemer, AL, 35022
KG-05
James A Davis Middle School
100 High School Drive
Bessemer, AL, 35020
06-08
Jess Lanier High School
4950 Premiere Parkway
Bessemer, AL, 35022
09-12
Jonesboro Elem School
125 Owen Ave
Bessemer, AL, 35020
KG-05
New Horizon Alt School
1701 6 Th Ave N
Bessemer, AL, 35020
07-12
Westhills Elem School
710 Glenn Rd
Bessemer, AL, 35022
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.2% 57.0%
Black 92.0% 33.6%
Hispanic 5.4% 5.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 1.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 84.5% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 82.2% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.3% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,239 $20,928,000 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $536 $2,142,000 4.9%
Staff $688 $2,750,000 6.3%
General Administration $393 $1,571,000 3.6%
School Administration $480 $1,919,000 4.4%
Operation $915 $3,657,000 8.4%
Transportation $374 $1,494,000 3.4%
Other $190 $758,000 1.7%
Total Support $3,577 $14,291,000 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,059 $8,225,000 18.9%
Total Expenditures $10,875 $43,444,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,024 $3,749,129,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $374,985,000 5.0%
Staff $399 $297,873,000 4.0%
General Administration $198 $147,771,000 2.0%
School Administration $538 $401,462,000 5.4%
Operation $830 $619,121,000 8.3%
Transportation $448 $333,984,000 4.5%
Other $196 $146,548,000 2.0%
Total Support $3,111 $2,321,744,000 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,845 $1,376,988,000 18.5%
Total Expenditures $9,981 $7,447,861,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%

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