George Washington Carver High School



George Washington Carver High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George Washington Carver High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 263
10 230
11 209
12 160

George Washington Carver High School is a public high school of the Birmingham City School District located in Birmingham, AL. It has 862 students in grades 9th through 12th. George Washington Carver High School is the 104th largest public high school in Alabama and the 6,891st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.8 to 1.

Total Students: 862
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,891st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 104th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 339th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 130th out of 381

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George Washington Carver High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 457
(53%)
3,254
(50%)
 Female 405
(47%)
3,265
(50%)

George Washington Carver High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 741
(86%)
6,164
(95%)
 Hispanic 97
(11%)
217
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
46
(1%)
 White 8
(1%)
56
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

George Washington Carver High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(61%)
3,697
(57%)
 Not Eligible 332
(39%)
2,822
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

George Washington Carver High School is ranked 60th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Washington Carver High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.5%) is higher than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

George Washington Carver High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1089
2006 1046
2007 979
2008 1129
2009 1166
2010 1094
2011 930
2012 919
2013 902
2014 791
2015 862

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.2
2007 15.3
2008 15.1
2009 18.2
2010 16.3
2011 14.6
2012 17.3
2013 18.2
2014 16.7
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71533516988062
2006 0.74665391969407
2007 0.77834525025536
2008 0.82196634189548
2009 0.88679245283019
2010 0.67550274223035
2011 0.91612903225806
2012 0.91621327529924
2013 0.86807095343681
2014 0.59797724399494
2015 0.61484918793503

Compare George Washington Carver High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.5%
 

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