PROFICIENCY 15% 60% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County

Erwin High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Birmingham, AL. There are a total of 846 students and 54 teachers at Erwin High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 641 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

Erwin High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.0%, which is 60% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch641
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Erwin High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School25-29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Erwin High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American n/a 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Erwin Elementary School19%0.9Center Point, AL
Erwin Middle School19%1.0Center Point, AL
Sun Valley Elementary School19%1.7Birmingham, AL
Chalkville Elementary School34%2.6Birmingham, AL
Huffman Academy17%3.0Birmingham, AL
Rudd Middle School32%3.2Pinson, AL
Smith Middle School12%3.3Birmingham, AL
Huffman High School-magnet16%3.4Birmingham, AL
Pinson Valley High School27%3.8Pinson, AL
Huffman Middle School19%4.4Birmingham, AL
Martha Gaskins Middle School25%4.5Birmingham, AL
Fultondale High School25%4.6Fultondale, AL

Birmingham demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4559291
Median age35.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Birmingham

Completed 8th grade82.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Erwin High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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