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Jefferson County Schools
  • BIRMINGHAM, AL

Report Card

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

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Jefferson County Schools is a public school district located in BIRMINGHAM, AL. It has 35,336 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
33%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1060
132 responses
Average ACT
22
2,496 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
35,336
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.3%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,311
Teachers in First/Second Year
14%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    56%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    7%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$84,418
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,206
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$379,800
National
$229,800

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