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Birmingham Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data


Birmingham City School District Details

Birmingham City School District
2015 Park Place North
Birmingham, AL 35203

21,597 Students enrolled in District

51 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Birmingham 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.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
23%
46%
24%
45%
21%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Adolescent Day Treatment School
2015 Park Place N
Birmingham, AL, 35203
KG-12
Avondale Elementary School
4000 8th Ct S
Birmingham, AL, 35222
PK-05
Barrett Elementary School
7601 Division Ave
Birmingham, AL, 35206
PK-05
Bush Hills Steam Academy School
900 16th Street West
Birmingham, AL, 35208
06-08
Central Park Elementary School
4915 Ave Q
Birmingham, AL, 35208
PK-05
Charles A Brown Elementary School
4811 Court J
Birmingham, AL, 35208
PK-05
Christian School
725 Mountain Dr
Birmingham, AL, 35206
PK-08
City Elementary School
901 9th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL, 35204
07-08
Dupuy Alternative School
4500 14th Ave N
Birmingham, AL, 35212
09-12
Epic Alternative Elementary School
1000 10th Ave S
Birmingham, AL, 35205
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.2% 54.8%
Black 89.2% 32.9%
Hispanic 8.9% 9.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 83.0% 53.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.2% 47.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 5.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,102 $140,596,182 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $788 $18,156,308 6.4%
Staff $894 $20,598,654 7.2%
General Administration $340 $7,833,940 2.7%
School Administration $705 $16,243,905 5.7%
Operation $1,448 $33,363,368 11.7%
Transportation $363 $8,363,883 2.9%
Other $374 $8,617,334 3.0%
Total Support $4,913 $113,200,433 39.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,361 $31,358,801 11.0%
Total Expenditures $12,375 $285,132,375 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,769 $4,227,659,961 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $664 $486,792,907 5.8%
Staff $422 $308,892,263 3.7%
General Administration $258 $189,390,330 2.3%
School Administration $631 $462,467,614 5.5%
Operation $983 $720,343,822 8.6%
Transportation $528 $386,591,766 4.6%
Other $237 $173,501,421 2.1%
Total Support $3,723 $2,728,055,476 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,940 $1,421,413,468 17.0%
Total Expenditures $11,432 $8,377,093,910 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%

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