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Birmingham Community Charter High School
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  • Public, Charter
  • LAKE BALBOA, CA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade A+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Birmingham Community Charter High School is a highly rated, public, charter school located in LAKE BALBOA, CA. It has 3,093 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
59%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1060
278 responses
Average ACT
22
26 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$76,244
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,791
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$822,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 58 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 274 responses
  • Football Games
    20%
  • Pep Rallies
    18%
  • Theater Teasers
    18%
  • Club Meetings
    10%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Marching Band Halftime
    6%
  • Broadway kind of shows
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,093
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 70 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 70 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 70 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,556
Teachers in First/Second Year
15%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 81 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 81 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 81 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,506 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 84 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 84 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 84 responses

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