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Birmingham City Schools
  • BIRMINGHAM, AL

Report Card

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

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Birmingham City Schools is a public school district located in BIRMINGHAM, AL. It has 21,597 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 21% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
21%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1020
107 responses
Average ACT
20
1,151 responses

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
21,597
Free or Reduced Lunch
65%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,745
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.4%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    52%
  • Support Services
    42%
  • Other
    6%

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$33,629
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$815
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$262,000
National
$229,800

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