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Bessemer City High School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Alabama. Students here have below average college readiness measures, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

Test scores

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Subject
% Proficient
Reading
8%
State avg: 33%
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Science
3%
State avg: 26%
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Equity

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Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment

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Student demographics

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Black
92%
Hispanic
5%
White
2%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
489 :1
State avg: 423 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
67%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

4950 Premiere Parkway
Bessemer, AL 35022
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