George Washington Carver High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
4.9
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 930 Students
  • 64 Teachers

George Washington Carver High School
3900 24TH ST NORTH
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35207

Phone: (205) 231-3900

District: Birmingham City

Overview

At George Washington Carver High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at George Washington Carver High School is 20 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. George Washington Carver High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Birmingham City.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

See Best High Schools in Alabama

Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 930
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 92%
Full-Time Teachers 64

More About Student Body

Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 83%
Proficient in Math 79%
College Readiness Index 4.9

More About Test Scores

School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 08 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 6,615
Proficient in Reading (district average) 69%
Proficient in Math (district average) 71%
College Readiness (district average) 8.8

Reader Comments ()

Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.

AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

George Washington Carver High School is 1 of 7 schools in the Birmingham City.

See all 7 district schools »

Follow U.S. News Education