PROFICIENCY 14% 64% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Birmingham City
22%Birmingham
37%Alabama

George Washington Carver High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Birmingham City" in Birmingham, AL. There are a total of 791 students and 48 teachers at George Washington Carver High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 473 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

George Washington Carver High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.5%, which is 64% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students791
Teachers47.5
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch473
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment51
Taking some courses51
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses53

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 George Washington Carver High School, there are a total of 51 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 51 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

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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George Washington Carver High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 0.5% 1.1% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 92.3% 94.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.5% 3.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Lewis Elementary School17%1.0Birmingham, AL
Hudson K-eight School17%1.3Birmingham, AL
Tuggle Elementary School15%2.3Birmingham, AL
Wilkerson Middle School22%2.5Birmingham, AL
Inglenook School15%2.7Birmingham, AL
Phillips Academy51%2.8Birmingham, AL
Hillview Elementary School22%2.8Forestdale, AL
Parker High School11%3.0Birmingham, AL
Fultondale Elementary School37%3.2Fultondale, AL
Bush Hills Academy14%3.6Birmingham, AL
Tarrant Intermediate School26%3.7Tarrant, AL
Hayes K-811%3.8Birmingham, AL

Birmingham demographics profile

StatisticBirminghamAlabamaNational
Population212,4244,841,164318,558,162
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

IndexBirminghamAlabamaNational
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 George Washington Carver 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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