George Washington Carver High School

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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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Academics
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Test scores
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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.


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Subject
% Proficient
Science
4%
State avg: 23%
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Reading
10%
State avg: 32%
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Math
0%
State avg: 18%
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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%
SAT/ACT participation rate
0%
State avg: 59%
Equity
1/10
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? 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?

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Students
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Black
89%
Hispanic
10%
White
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian or Asian/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 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 89%
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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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