George Washington Carver High School

1/10
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Reviews
5
Grades
8-12
Students
791
Type
Public
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Science
4%
State avg: 23%
Reading
10%
State avg: 32%
Math
0%
State avg: 18%
College readiness
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AP course participation
6%
State avg: 13%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 45%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
89%
Hispanic
10%
White
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
401 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 11%
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Neighborhood
3900 24th St North
Birmingham, AL 35207
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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