Bush Hills Academy



Bush Hills Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bush Hills Academy Students by Grade
PK 18
K 40
1 35
2 45
3 51
4 36
5 32
6 87
7 97
8 74
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bush Hills Academy is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 515 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bush Hills Academy is the 335th largest public school in Alabama and the 20,170th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,170th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 335th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 588th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 383rd out of 783

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Bush Hills Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 272
(53%)
9,394
(51%)
 Female 243
(47%)
9,148
(49%)

Bush Hills Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 508
(99%)
17,427
(94%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
784
(4%)
 White 1
(0%)
182
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
92
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Bush Hills Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 466
(90%)
15,650
(84%)
 Not Eligible 38
(7%)
2,334
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
558
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Bush Hills Academy is ranked 101st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bush Hills Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare Bush Hills Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 92.6%
 

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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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