This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.
Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

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


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what... More it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
6%
State avg: 39%
Details
Reading
17%
State avg: 38%
Details
Math
20%
State avg: 53%
Details
4/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
93%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
White
<1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
384 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 89%
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9 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
5 0
4 2
3 1
2 1
1 1
Neighborhood
1200 23rd St North
Bessemer, AL 35020
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Last modified: August 28, 2017
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