PROFICIENCY 11% 71% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Birmingham City

Parker 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 830 students and 52 teachers at Parker High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 534 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Parker High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 11.0%, which is 71% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch534
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment82
Taking some courses82
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses80
Passing no courses<=2

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 Parker High School, there are a total of 82 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 82 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School15-19%

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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Parker High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.8% 1.1% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 98.4% 94.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 3.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 1.7% 3.1%

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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 Parker 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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