Bessemer Academy

Private School
1705 4th Ave SW
Bessemer, AL 35022
Jefferson County
(205) 428-6288

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed



Bessemer Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bessemer Academy Students by Grade
PK 47
K 12
1 14
2 10
3 15
4 14
5 15
6 20
7 22
8 21
9 35
10 33
11 35
12 34

Bessemer Academy is a private elementary school located in Bessemer, AL and enrolls 327 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Bessemer Academy is the 59th largest private school in Alabama and the 3,016th largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,016th out of 18,806
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 59th out of 273
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 85th out of 273
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 27th out of 269

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Bessemer Academy Students by Gender

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 Male 165
(50%)
5,441
(40%)
 Female 162
(50%)
8,141
(60%)

Bessemer Academy Students by Ethnicity

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 White 224
(80%)
7,032
(67%)
 Black 56
(20%)
2,563
(24%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
279
(3%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
359
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
277
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Bessemer Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 416
2009 346
2011 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2009 15
2011 8

Compare Bessemer Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 

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High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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